So this is what the end of a Winter looks like in my part of the world. Following a few weeks break during the shortest days of the year, the chickens start laying again. You see, they are solar powered. The globe artichoke is pushing up past the dogbane. Stinging nettle is covering the fence on … Continue reading
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Why are Mealworms just for Poultry and Birds?
Saw something interesting on a visit to the local pet supply store – a bag of dried mealworms for poultry. There were a few things that surprised me, the first that they were retailing $15 for a 100g bag (that’s $150 a kilo), and the second was that it was a product of China. So what I … Continue reading
How Hidden Chicken Eggs are Part of a Vast Hidden Food Network
On Monday there were four eggs in the chicken coop. That’s great, one each! On Tuesday there were three eggs in the coop. Yeah that happens with chickens over 18 months, three out of four is good. On Wednesday two. On Thursday one. On Friday – none 😦 Something of a trend don’t you think? I looked everywhere for … Continue reading
The Amazing Adventure of Bareass the Ex-Battery Farm Chicken
From confused poultry to pet chicken Here is a photo journey about the recovery of my most favorite pet chicken, Bareass (BA). She got the name because that is exactly what she had when I got her. I was looking to build on my already established flock (yeah like 2 chickens listen to me the … Continue reading