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Tink Baker replied to Tracey Carlson's discussion 'Aggressive Hen' in the group Backyard Chickens
"ohhhh on the "freckle" comment lol... Yes  forgot about that and I learned not to go in there with a band aid on my leg either, they have it off and running with it in seconds lol. I had to where jeans until my…"
Dec 15, 2011
Tink Baker replied to Tracey Carlson's discussion 'Aggressive Hen' in the group Backyard Chickens
"Hi Tracey,  They all have a thing for white color's so  I would say that is your shoe issue. Orpingtons tend to hold their own. Not overly aggressive but they don't back down either. They sound like well adjusted, very secure,…"
Dec 15, 2011
Ray Glover replied to Tracey Carlson's discussion 'Aggressive Hen' in the group Backyard Chickens
"I know this is a couple of weeks by, but just wanted to say howdy and that Ms. Rachel and Ms. Dawn are right on top of it. I also wanted to add to Ms. Rachel's comment about leaving your dog and the birds unattended and what she…"
Nov 28, 2011
dawn hughes replied to Tracey Carlson's discussion 'Aggressive Hen' in the group Backyard Chickens
"Hi Tracey, My barred rocks chase any cats that are in my yard and squirrels. They also will peck at my feet if they see anything interesting to peck at. But, there's a difference in their body language. When they,re being aggressive they move…"
Nov 14, 2011
rachel whetzel replied to Tracey Carlson's discussion 'Aggressive Hen' in the group Backyard Chickens
"It sounds like she is the dominant hen in your flock. When there is no rooster present, it's common for the dominant hen to take on the role of protector for the group. Unfortunately, it sounds like a precedent has been set, and she views your…"
Nov 13, 2011
Tracey Carlson added a discussion to the group Backyard Chickens

Aggressive Hen

I have two hens, just at 5 months old.  The larger of the two started pecking my pant legs and white shoes about a month ago.  I'm not sure if she's being aggressive or just saying "Hey, pay attention to me".  If I wear other then white shoes, she leaves them alone.  We can pick her up and handle her without any issues.  She doesn't mind when we enter her hen house or anything, and leaves the cat alone.Just recently she has decided to attack my dog, cocker spaniel. The first time she chased him…See More
Nov 13, 2011
Tracey Carlson commented on new urban farmers's group 'The New Urban Farmers'
"How are you preparing your Urban Farm for the winter? I have two 60 foot long tier type gardens.  The top tier has seedless grapes growing across it - I didn't plant them, they were there when I bought the place.  This year I plan on…"
Oct 20, 2011
Tracey Carlson joined new urban farmers's group

The New Urban Farmers

The Community that grows together GROWS together...
Oct 20, 2011
Tracey Carlson commented on Cornelia's group 'Newbies - Just starting out'
"I have been gardening for the past four years, and I learn something new about gardening, myself, and my family each year. My first year I planted two zucchini plants and two tomato plants.  It was in my foundation garden.  Had no clue…"
Oct 20, 2011
Tracey Carlson joined Cornelia's group

Newbies - Just starting out

A place for those of us who are just dipping our toes into Homegrown living. Maybe we're looking to change how we buy our food, what we buy...Maybe we've started our first garden and have questions. If you're green, this is the place for you!
Oct 20, 2011
Tracey Carlson joined jason chambers's group

Garden Bloggers

A place to trade ideas and info for those who share their gardens online.
Oct 20, 2011
Tracey Carlson joined Calamity Jane's group

Apron Stringz

Grow! Cook! Create! Survive!See More
Oct 20, 2011
Tracey Carlson joined Pete and Izzy's Mom's group

Backyard Chickens

A place to discuss and share the joy and trials of chicken raising! Share your chicken knowledge, photos, coop plans, ask questions, anything chicken related!See More
Oct 20, 2011
Tracey Carlson is now a member of HOMEGROWN
Sep 10, 2011

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What kind of HOMEGROWN are you?
Earth Mama
A bit about me:
4-H leader with a sustainable living group. 2 yr old master gardener. New to growing some of our own foods.
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
:) My husband is actually the cook in our household. I grow the foods or raise the animal for the food and he makes it. He's really great at making home made pizza, his steak is so tender and tasty. What can I say, if I can grow it, he can cook it. :)
Currently reading:
Nothing right now, still working on getting the kids back to school.
Currently listening to:
My kids argue. :(
My latest DIY project:
Building a chicken house and coop.
How did you find HOMEGROWN.org?
searching the Internet.
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