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Presenting the Girls, 2011

I gotta say, we’ve had a dramatic chicken year.  And no one really wants chicken drama. Not only is it a pain in the ass and not much fun, but it is more stressful than you might imagine given they … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Chickens

Or, How I Tried to Kill My Hen and My Hens Pecked the Baby Chick Bald. Or, How Chickens are Tough and Mean and I’m the Crazy Chicken Lady. I don’t know what to call this post. It is chicken-wacky … Continue reading

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Wowsa! The Girls are Smelly: 5.5 weeks

Wow. I forgot how smelly chickens are when they are residing in your living space.  The little chicks are getting big quick. And chickens poop. A lot.  No really, a lot A LOT.   Which is one of the awesome reasons … Continue reading

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Check Out the Girls: Version 3.5 Weeks

I’m in a bit of a posting lull.  2011 is continuing to kick my ass.  But I don’t want to leave you hanging.  I’m doing the best I can. I will however show you the girls. Remember just 10 days … Continue reading

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A No Name Introduction to the New Girls

Earlier this week we brought home the new baby chickens.   I mentioned we weren’t sure we got exactly what we had ordered.  We ordered 2 Black Australorps, 1 Barred Rock, 1 Silver Laced Wyandotte, 1 Speckled Sussex, 1 Dominique, 1 … Continue reading

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