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Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is coming around again. Come Feb. 14, social media will blush red and pink, and every Internet corner around which we all collectively peer will bombard us with teddy bears, hearts and chocolates. That’s all well and good, but we’d rather have chickens, and we bet the flockContinue reading “Spoil Your Flock (And the Chicken Lover In Your Life) This Valentine’s Day”
Are you funny and sassy like Betty? Or more competent and decisive like Ouelle, our introverted white leghorn? Take our custom quiz to find out!
I’ve always used a heat lamp in my chicken coops. Other poultry owners have stayed away and eyed me askance for my stubborn insistence that they’re perfectly safe with the right precautions, but I was headstrong — my girls were going to be as cozy as possible. After all, I was cold; they were too,Continue reading “My Heat Light Caused a Coop Fire: Trauma and Recovery”
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