chickens

10 things about raising chickens you won't read in books

10 Things About Raising Chickens You Won’t Read in Books

Before we brought home our chicks, we researched for months. We’d read every book we could get our hands on and scoured the backyard chickens website for information. We thought we knew everything there was to know about chickens. We were wrong. 1. People will think that you’re insane You will…

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Ten tips for photographing chickens

Ten Tips for Photographing Chickens

Taking great photos is an art, but it’s also a practice.  If you’ve been admiring the photos here on ImaginAcres and wondering to yourself: why can’t I take photos like that?  Well, wonder no more! I’m going to tell you exactly how I capture the personality and beauty of our feathered…

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Free range

Free Ranging Chickens Again, At Last!

We had record breaking high temperatures today of 52 degrees.  That’s unheard of in Rochester in January.  Expecially considering at this time last week we had record breaking low temperatures of -32 degrees.  Quite a jump in weather! No wonder everyone got sick. The chickens, Nico, and I took advantage…

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