Kathy Shea Mormino

Title: Attorney, Backyard Chicken Keeper and Beekeeper

Location: Unites States

Expertise: Chicken

Kathy Shea Mormino, aka The Chicken Chick, is a backyard-chicken-keeping advocate with a passion for empowering others to raise backyard chickens and have fun doing it. Through her popular, award-winning Facebook page and blog, she shares her fun-loving, informative and practical approach to raising backyard chickens with fans worldwide. Cathy balances writing, crafting and cooking with parenting her two daughters with her husband and her flock of over 50 feathered pets, 10 beehives, Clementine, in Netherland dwarf rabbit.


  • Kathy is featured on national television in a chicken-keeping reality series.
  • Kathy is frequently sought out to share her perspectives on various national and local television shows as well as on radio and in podcasts.
  • Kathy is also featured on Discovery's Destination America Network in the reality show, Coop Dreams as well as on PBS's P. Allen Smith's Garden Home.


  • Kathy's magazine The Chicken Chicks was honored as the best animal brand on social media in the 23rd Annual Webby Awards as presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Science on April 23, 2019.
  • The Blogger Network Blogger of the Year Nominee January 2015.
  • From Scratch Blogger Award 2015.
  • Top Ten Small Business Facebook Pages, Social Media Examiner, September 2012.
  • Brinsea Products, Hatch along contest winner, March 2011.


Kathy is a regular contributor to Hobby Farms Chicken and Hobby Farms Home Magazines, among others. Her work can also be found online in blogs published by Mother Earth News Magazine, Grit Magazine, and Manna Pro Poultry.

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