Two Roos
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 […]

Pied Piper
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 […]

Sleeping Quarters
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 […]

Houdini Horses
Houdini Horses

Photo by Audrey Pavia Rio and Milagro – Houdini’s relatives reincarnated? You’d think I kept monkeys instead of horses, with the problems I have keeping my animals confined to my backyard. Seems one or both of my Spanish Mustangs manages to escape the back part of the yard and find their way to the back […]

goats
Goat Stats

Use these quick facts to better understand how your goats operate.

free-range chickens
Chicken Stats

Use these quick facts to better understand how your chickens operate.

8 Tips for Layer Production and Health
8 Tips for Layer Production and Health

Courtesy iStockphoto/Thinkstock Keep your layer chickens healthy by allowing them to free-range in a safe place on your urban farm. Getting fresh eggs from your backyard isn’t as easy as just plopping a chicken in a coop. To get quality eggs—keep your layer chickens healthy in the process—you need to provide your hens with a […]

Rabbit-keeping Basics
Rabbit-keeping Basics

Before deciding to own rabbits, keep in mind the responsibilities that come along with rabbit ownership.