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This poor old hen has been run ragged.

Why Do Chickens Molt?

  Why Do Chickens Molt & What Can I Do About It? Chickens molt to replace their worn out feathers with new …

Buff Orpington hens

Common Chicken Questions

Common Chicken Questions Here are some of the common questions I get about raising chickens…I hope that this post will answer some …

Are Chickens Vegetarians?

Chickens Are Omnivores Chickens will eat pretty much whatever they can wrap their little beaks around. This includes grass, grains, vegetables and …

Hatching Ducklings in Autumn

Coming Soon – Autumn Ducklings! You might think I’m a bit crazy for hatching ducklings (or chicks) in the fall. Why would …

Black Cayuga Duck Egg

  My First Black Cayuga Duck Egg! I’ve been waiting, rather impatiently, for our Black Cayuga duck hen to lay her first …

Farm Sitting

  Farm Sitting? If you’ve never lived on a farm, this term may sound weird. But for those of us with livestock, …