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Your Chicken Feeding Guide

Ensure your flock is eating the right diet—their breed or age—with these guidelines.

Nigel Earns a Coursing Title

Photo by Audrey Pavia Nigel received his Coursing Ability Title this past week. Nearly a year ago, I wrote about Nigel’s first attempt at coursing. A fun AKC event, coursing gauges a dog’s desire and ability to chase a lure for a specified distance. Once a skill measured only among sight hounds, coursing is now […]

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Goats in 4-H Projects

Choosing to have your goat serve as the subject of a 4-H project can be a rewarding and educational experience.

Two Roos

Photo by Audrey Pavia Henryfonda and Liberty, my two young roosters When I decided to let one of my hens hatch three eggs a few months ago, I had my fingers crossed that I’d get all girls. I knew that was unlikely, so I decided I’d be happy with two. It turns out I didn’t […]

Sleeping Quarters

Photo by Audrey Pavia Three of my cats like to cram themselves into just one bed. I’ve been a cat person my whole life. I think there was a three-month period when I was 27 when I didn’t have a cat. I had lost my kitty to leukemia and was too grief-stricken to get another […]

Pied Piper

Audrey Pavia’s blog – Pied Piper – Urban Farm Onlinechickens, pied piper, Audrey Pavia, mr. mabel, chickens following On Saturday mornings, when I go outside to do my weekly chores, I am quickly greeted by my flock.Despite the less-than-altruistic reasons for my popularity with these birds, I still get a huge kick out of the […]