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Chicken Butts

It is unseasonably perfect in Seattle- which is to say that it isn’t raining, misting, or cloudy. I blew off everything to build a hugelkultur-ish bed in our parking strip.  I will tell you about that soon, but today is … Continue reading

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The Chickens are Molting! The Chickens are Molting!

Molt  verb  \ˈmōlt\  : to shed hair, feathers, shell, horns, or an outer layer periodically Chickens molt yearly, usually starting in very late summer or early fall.  I’ve read that it doesn’t happen to them until they are about 18 months … Continue reading

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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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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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