Chocolate Colored Eggs!

Last April 3rd, we had a broody mama chicken, hatch out 4 baby chicks from hatching eggs that we purchased from a local breeder. Of those chicks, we only had one girl who is now 5 1/2 months old. We were so surprised when she laid her first egg at only 41/2 months! That’s early, [Read On]

10 Tips to Keep Chickens Cool in the Summer Heat

With a heat wave hanging over most of the United States, our feathered friends need some TLC when the temperatures soar. When temperatures reach the 90’s or go into the 100’s chickens, pea fowl, guinea fowl, ducks and turkeys all need some help to prevent them from dying of Heat Stroke. High humidity levels elevate [Read On]

The Truth About Store Bought Eggs & Chicken

Store bought eggs and chicken, we never gave them much thought until we began to learn in what kind of conditions commercial chickens are raised. The modern, commercial/industrial egg farms do provide lots of eggs for people who don’t raise their own hens but the conditions in which they are raised are inhumane, in our [Read On]

Meet Real Free-Range Eggs – Mother Earth News

By Cheryl Long and Tabitha Alterman Original Article at Mother Earth News Most of the eggs currently sold in supermarkets are nutritionally inferior to eggs produced by hens raised on pasture. That’s the conclusion we have reached following completion of the 2007 Mother Earth News egg testing project. Our testing has found that, compared to [Read On]

Our First Chicken Adventure

The story about our first chicken flock adventure was originally posted to the Backyard Chickens website on Posey’s page. This adventure has lots of twists, turns, ups and downs but through them all we persist and are lov’n our chicks. To listen to Posey share this story with additional content that recently aired on the [Read On]