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The chickens are coming…the chickens are coming

So Keri finally gave in and said we could get chickens and since she is out of town and I had to get off at 1 to pick up the kids, I thought they should experience the coop build with me. Our goal was to build it out of stuff we had around the house...
by If it weren't true on Oct 24, 2014

Obama's Chickens...

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by Proof Positive on Oct 19, 2014

Goodbye Rosemary

I knew this day would come, but was hoping she'd last a few more years. Poor Rosemary at four and a half years old has bit the dust. I had noticed several months back she had been a bit sluggish and breathing was a bit heavier when she was roost...
by Restoring the Roost on Oct 16, 2014

Rebecca's Bird Gardens - The Garden-Roof Coop

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by ...the garden-roof coop on Oct 7, 2014

Broody Judy

One of the top priorities when moving house was making sure we had a couple of chickens. I’ve kept chickens for a good few years now, and they make excellent pets. They have simple needs: water, food and somewhere dry … Continue reading ͛...
by Chooks and Roots on Oct 5, 2014

Butchering Day for the Meat Chickens

Cornish cross meat chickens Cornish cross chickens Today is one of the few days each year that I dread. The first Sunday in October is the day we kill and butcher the meat chickens. They're big. The roosters are learning to crow and some are...
by Robin's Outdoors on Oct 5, 2014

Broody Judy

One of the top priorities when moving house was making sure we had a couple of chickens. I’ve kept chickens for a good few years now, and they make excellent pets. They have simple needs: water, food and somewhere dry … Continue reading ͛...
by Chooks and Roots on Oct 5, 2014

Where do Roosters go?

    The roosters are gone.  Last Friday night was the roosters’ last night roosting with the ladies.  That’s Cuddles on the far right giving what may be the stink eye or a love gaze to one of the roosters. […]...
by The Art of Doing Stuff on Oct 1, 2014

Published in Chickens Magazine!

The November/December 2014 issue of Chickens Magazine is hitting newsstands now and it includes an article on And the Beet Grows On, that I’m very excited to have authored.  We love growing mangel beets&#...
by Better Hens and Gardens on Sep 24, 2014

Sweet Chickens Wallpaper

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The new Chickens at 3 months.Black Copper Marans

Let me refresh your memory.   On June 6th I got myself 4 of these.     6 weeks later they looked like this.   Now they are these.   Yeah, that’s a whole pack of Roosters and one lone […]...
by The Art of Doing Stuff on Sep 16, 2014

Benefits of Gardening with Chickens

We all know chickens are great for producing eggs which are a great source of protein, but did you know they can also be beneficial to your garden. Chickens can help fertilize, weed and control pests in your garden. So if you have a garden and some c...
by Preparing For SHTF on Sep 8, 2014

Counting Your Chickens Before They Hatch

We love to count.We count a baby's toes when he or she is born ~ and fingers (1, 2, 3, 4, 5. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5).We count when we're playing sports and cheer leading for our favorite team (2, 4, 6, 8, who do we appreciate?).We count our money after the ba...
by Sugar Pine Realty/GMAC on Sep 5, 2014

Food Safety in China Still Faces Big Hurdles

From factory inspections to product recalls, laboratory testing to prosecutions, China’s emergent food-quality apparatus has turned into reform on the fly, with ever-changing threats and setbacks.
by Eastasianews on Jul 23, 2014

Sex the chicks!Guess the sex

Dear everyone who got here by Googling “sex” and “chicks”, a) You’re never going to meet a real girl with real boobs over Google. O.K. you might but she won’t be a quality girl. and b)  Maybe what you really [R...
by The Art of Doing Stuff on Jul 15, 2014

Chicken carnage: hundreds of fowl strewn on motorway in high-speed crash

A motorway in Taiwan becomes a scene of chicken carnage after hundreds of dead birds are involved in a high speed crash...
by Eastasianews on Jun 30, 2014

Little Chicks Romping in the Wild (urban backyard)

Nobody likes Mondays. Monday’s are boring and stupid and statistically more people have more meetings on a Monday than any other day of the week. Mondays are for meetings and the only people who like meetings are bosses and managers. […]...
by The Art of Doing Stuff on Jun 29, 2014

11 Plus Tips for Predator-Proofing Chickens

Chickens are a relatively easy animal to care for; just feed, water, and clean. Unfortunately, they are also the “fast food” of the animal kingdom. They sleep sounder than a pound, leaving them quite vulnerable to raccoons, weasels, snakes, etc.
by Preparing For SHTF on Jun 19, 2014

Compost = Garden Gold!

The chickens and goats on Bramblestone Farm create one of the main ingredients for growing great produce. Composted animal bedding makes an incredible difference in garden productivity, especially since we fertilize naturally rath...
by Better Hens and Gardens on Jun 18, 2014

How to Attend Our Upcoming Garden Open House (& a Virtual Tour)

Our garden open house (rain or shine) is THIS coming Saturday! APPALACHIAN FEET GARDEN OPEN HOUSE DETAILS: Drop-in June 14th, 9:00am – 5:00pm Recommended donation of $2-$5 440 Summit Drive, Greenville, SC You may also want to catch Eliza’...
by Appalachian Feet on Jun 9, 2014


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