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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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The Peeps are in the House!

Last spring we begun our adventures in chickens. We began with 8 and ended with 4 (1 died and 3 were roosters). The current chickens-in-residence are: the Annies (2 Buff Orpingtons, Calypso (White Crested Black Polish) and Thirsty Boots (Easter … Continue reading

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A (repurposed-upcycled) Brooder

It is kind of intense how quickly the baby chicks grow!  Only 2.5 weeks old and they have outgrown their first brooder (big plastic tub). I was wandering around the local Fred Meyer for something that would work and would … Continue reading

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Roosting & (hopefully not) a Rooster

The girls are fabulous!  They are so funny.  I could just watch them all day.  I want need  a “chicken cam”.  I’m tell you- pure comedy.  I put in a roost and one of the Polish hops off & on throughout the … Continue reading

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