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The Illegals

Hi All, 

After much thought we have decided to take the plunge and buy our first 3 chicks. They are not legal in our town, but after much discussion and some soul searching, hubby and I decided that living a sustainable, secure and independent life trumped the town by-laws. We talked with our neighbors (who were all cool with it) and decided to partake in a little civil disobedience. Now we just cross our fingers I suppose :) …

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Added by Morgan C on May 31, 2014 at 4:10pm — 4 Comments

The Ladies Rule the Roost

A few months ago I wrote about my family's foray into the world of raising backyard chickens.  Our little balls of fluff have now grown into a flock of New Hampshire red hens, affectionately called "The Ladies".  Raised (mostly) in our home and now living outside, The Ladies still take to the porch each morning when we are leaving for the day, and wait for us to return in the afternoon, clucking merrily behind us as they…

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Added by Caroline Malcolm on July 6, 2011 at 2:28pm — No Comments

One-Day Old Ducklings!

 



That's right, four little ducklings. And you are correct, that is a White Orpington chicken that's raising them!



A month or so ago, one of our White Orpington chickens got a little broody, which means she didn't want to get off her eggs. So we decided we might as well make use of it and get some fertilized duck eggs.

 

Four hatched successfully yesterday! In the morning when we fed the chickens one of the eggs had hatched, and by the time I…

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Added by Aliza Ess on April 21, 2011 at 3:30pm — 4 Comments

Backyard Remodel



Big project last weekend, we got rid of our dead sod and added 150-200 sq/ft of new garden,… Continue

Added by michael on April 12, 2010 at 11:01am — 3 Comments

New Video of our urban Polish Chicken, Charlotte

Here is a link to a video of our latest addition to our urban garden flock. Her name is Charlotte and she is a Polish chicken having a "bad hair" day.

Added by Theresa Loe on June 30, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

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