There's no better stress reliever than spending some quality time with a flock of chickens. It's my go-to activity after a hard day. Sitting on the soft grass while chickens mill around me, scratching for worms and chattering amongst themselves is so soothing. [sc name="AFFILIATE" ... Read More about A Bird’s Eye View: Spending Time with Chickens
If you bought chickens for the fresh eggs and quickly found yourself pampering them more than your dog, this post is for you. We've been keeping chickens for years, and we have a lot of friends that keep chickens. Our plan from the start with our birds was to raise them for their eggs and when ... Read More about Turn Your Chickens into Pets in 5 Easy Steps
I made the impulsive decision to bring home an English Angora rabbit, and then chaos ensued. She's fluffy, she's saucy, she's hyper, and she never ever stops pooping. She's Dolly, my English Angora rabbit. Dolly came into my life due to an unhealthy adorationÂ of all things knitted. When ... Read More about Dolly: An Angora Rabbit Tale
We have several new additions to our little urban homestead! I wanted to hatch out some more chicks this year to add to our flock, but we can't have a rooster here in the city, so we needed to score some hatching eggs elsewhere. We used shipped eggs last year and the majority of them didn't ... Read More about Meet the New Chicks on the Block!
I never see it coming. I'll be going along minding my business, when out of nowhere I'll develop a kinship with one of the critters, and it's always the one I would least expect. Not the sweet, loving, shy birds that most people would like. Not the cuddly ones that demand attention and follow ... Read More about Playing Favorites with the Flock