Spring Break Pretty Chicken Contest

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Spring Break Pretty Chicken Contest

Here’s a contest for all my chicken loving Facebook fans!  Click here to go to the Facebook entry form for the Spring Break Pretty Chicken Contest. Just post a picture to be entered to win a bag of Happy Hen Treats and a coupon for $10 off a 50 pound bag of Nutrena NatureWise Poultry… Read more »

Proverbs from Poultry

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Broody Hens

A few months ago I shared this post about a conference I’d attended.  There were some speakers there that really – – – well – – – spoke to me.  LOL One of them was Leah Arnold.  I was intrigued when I saw the title of her presentation – Proverbs from Poultry.  And when I… Read more »

Wordless Wednesday: Labor Day Edition

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J-Ella brought a bunch of friends out to Chicken Scratch for a Labor Day picnic and target shooting. Related posts: Wordless Wednesday: Spring Came Late to Chicken Scratch {Wordless Wednesday} Wedding Day Edition My Family’s Favorite Passtime INTRODUCING: J-Ella

Update on the Spring Chicks – 13 Weeks

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It’s hard to believe that just 3 months ago we were cuddling with these adorable little fluffy butts.  I’m focusing in on the Good Shepherd Barred Rocks for this post – since they are going to be the majority of my flock.  (The cute little black chick with white wing-tips is a GSBR) And today… Read more »

Coop Renovations

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Coop Inside Collage

Well, you might have seen my Facebook posts about the Big Spring Cleaning and minor Coop Renovations that have been happening over here lately.  I thought I’d show you how our coop has changed over the last year. Building this coop was an experiment in extreme  budget coop construction.  I am blessed to have my… Read more »

My Visit to Good Shepherd Poultry Ranch

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Good Shepherd Sign

Well, I’m home, and my incubator is full.  I really can’t wait to start walking you through this incubation, but before that, I want to share some things I learned on my trip to Good Shepherd Poultry Ranch Mr. Reese was so nice to take time to talk to a relative newbie about breeding these… Read more »