Tag Archives: hens

Update on the P-hammock

Hens: 1, Owner:  0 Today, the P-hammock (as I have come to refer to it) came down.  It’s a great idea that my chickens roundly gave the middle toe to. Every morning for the past week when I opened the … Continue reading

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Natal Attraction

Although I have always had a rooster, hatching chicks from   my own flock never struck me as a practicable  option, largely because my hens rarely go broody (just twice in twelve years) and going the incubator route just seemed … Continue reading

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Crisis in the Coop?

I suspect I have an egg-eater in my coop.  Lately, my egg production seems to be down from the usual six  to about four a day.  This alone wasn’t enough  to tip me off to a bird with a possible … Continue reading

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This is a new blog/website for people who have a small backyard flock, and those who have been thinking about getting birds, especially for eggs, but aren’t sure what they are about to  get into.  With the growing local food … Continue reading

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