Category Archives: Chickens

Norman’s Nonsense 26 – Bird Flu

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Norman’s Nonsense 26 – Bird Flu

I can’t even remember the last time we were allowed to go out to the backyard. We don’t even line up at the gate anymore. Read the rest of this entry

Norman’s Nonsense 24 – Raccoon

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Norman’s Nonsense 24 – Raccoon

This is what it takes to make the Farm Manager hang around with us these days. At first she didn’t even notice the raccoon. Read the rest of this entry

Common Egg Quality Problems | Backyard Chickens

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Common Egg Quality Problems | Backyard Chickens

The eggs you buy at Safeway will never look like these! These are kind of a horror story, egg style. I looked at every photo and thought to myself, yep, I’ve seen that before! I give away eggs all the time, but these get tossed. By tossed I mean that I microwave them up and feed them back to the hens.

https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/common-egg-quality-problems.65923/cover-image

This is an old article I blatantly stole from Backyard Chickens. I guess it’s not stealing if I send you there via a link. If you have a backyard flock, you’re going to want to sign up for their email newsletters.

And here’s the URL for wary folks: https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/common-egg-quality-problems.65923/ Copy and paste and you’re there.

How to Remove a Snake from Your Chicken Coop | Fraudulent and Flatulent

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How to Remove a Snake from Your Chicken Coop | Fraudulent and Flatulent

Not only are there farmers more experienced than I, but lots of them are much funnier than I am. Read the rest of this entry

Daily Drama 103 Pearly Mae

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Daily Drama 103 Pearly Mae

A more accurate title would be “Cut that out, Pearly Mae!” My hens are homeless, or old, or maybe just cranky. Those are the kind of hens that end up in sanctuary here. Read the rest of this entry