Tag: Hens

  • Size Matters

    Size Matters

    Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself. Elanore Roosevelt Consider this a public service announcement. Not all chickens are the same. When we first began our chicken journey we started our small. Just a few chickens. Except that the few chickens became 17 chickens. Chicken math.…

  • When There’s Too Much Drama in the Coop

    When There’s Too Much Drama in the Coop

    Many of us who aren’t farmers or gardeners still have some element of farm nostalgia in our family past, real or imagined: a secret longing for some connetion to a life where a rooster crows in the yard. Barbara Kingsolver Chickens. They’re like the gateway animal to homesteading and farming. At first you’re just a…