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Coyote Attack!

Yesterday evening, HSB#1 went out to close up the chickens, he re-entered the house telling me to come quick.  One of the Buff Orpingtons was bleeding on her back.  I figured it was just the hens pecking on each other, … Continue reading

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Good Wood, Dog Crate, and Peeing in the Car

I think I had mentioned that I am planning on trying my hand at grafting some apple trees this year.  I have already ordered root stock.  A local orchard was kind enough to give me free scion wood if I … Continue reading

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Not Broody

It seems as though the hens were just playing at being broody.  We had marked the eggs that were being sat on so we lost only a few in discovering this.  It was kind of amusing.  The hens would seemingly … Continue reading

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New Roo

As I mentioned here, we had to dispose of our last rooster as he was attacking people and I can’t have that.  My intent was to be rooster-less until the chicks that we get grow up and keep at least … Continue reading

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Protecting Our Protection, Michigan Right to Farm Act

There are proposed changes to the Michigan Right to Farm Act that could seriously jeopardize anyone who wants to have even a few hens to produce their own eggs. Call the Michigan Agriculture Commission at 517-284-5718 and tell them that … Continue reading

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