Category: Chickens

Free Workshop on Keeping Backyard Chickens

Just a reminder that tonight, Wednesday June 18, I’ll be hosting a free workshop as part of the Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Park District Speaker Series. I hope you can join us to learn everything you need to know to raise backyard chickens. 

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Who’s the Big Winner?!

Mikey’s the Big Winner!! Thanks espn.go.com That’s right, ladies and gentleman… I came.  I saw.  I commented.  I won… A blog contest. In particular I won some rocking chicken art from the very talented Sarah Hudock of Lighthearted Art thanks

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They Grow Up So Fast

One day they’re content staying close to Mom, just snuggling in all the time to stay warm and have a comfy place to nap… Then seemingly the next day they’re off on their own, stirring up trouble, and listening to

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How to Build a Rain Barrel Platform

If you are a Master Carpenter: You can go ahead and skip this post and find something more interesting on the interwebs…… maybe by visiting my full Site Index. 😉 You, Sir or Madam, are most definitely not me. After

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Shade Trellis for the Chicken Coop

Chickens are incredibly cold hardy.  What they can’t tolerate is extreme heat.  To  cope, they drink a lot.  They pant.  They dust bathe.  They lounge around in the shade.  In fact, you can just imagine an overly-dramatic buff orpington sitting

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