Chickens filled a void left by the loss of Stella M’s beloved cat, leading this young chicken-keeper to start flocks for herself and others.
After a move to rural Tennessee, Alison Davis and her husband decided to get six layer hens—and their chicken flock just grew from there to include free-ranging chickens and even ducks.
Incubating chicken and duck eggs from the school’s farm offered invaluable lessons for a special class in this New Hampshire classroom!
For Malia F., the family’s flock led to hen bonding, a case of chicken math, a nasty pecking order incident and an introduction to poultry exhibition.
When Macy B. fell in love with the family flock, it led to her own flock of Cochin bantams—followed by other unique birds. Check out this 10-year-old keeper’s chicken journey!
When this keeper’s chickens broke loose on a winter day, the resulting chase led though the trees, to the middle of a frozen-over pond.
When chickens escape their coop and make a run for it, it’s a matter of life or death as they evade a handful of immediate threats.
When feral chickens made a home in Cindi Fontanilla’s yard in Kalaheo, Hawaii, the birds and their babies brought joy and a sense of purpose with them.