6 Reasons to Keep Urban Chickens

City peeps raise chickens for many reasons that can vary from one backyard coop to the next. If you’re thinking about taking on a flock of your own, give serious consideration to the benefits it will bring you and your homestead. Here are the reasons I think chicken keeping is so great.¬† 1. A Taste […]

Baby Jo: Baby No More

I remember the first time I saw her. She was a little gray ball of fuzz, no bigger than a mouse.

APOXalypse Now

Last week, my youngest hen, Baby Jo, came down with the fowl pox virus. Since then, another one of my hens, Bobbi Jo, was also stricken by this nasty disease.

Searching for Gwennyth

Photo by Audrey Pavia Gwennyth is off sitting on eggs somewhere. Gwennyth was our first hen. We actually thought we had gotten three hens, but it turned out two of them were roosters. Gwenny was our only girl. The tamest of all our chickens,¬†Gwennyth is special. She doesn‚Äôt look like the other hens, all of […]