Archive for February, 2012

On the Secret Dangers of Chicken Keeping February 6, 2012 16 Comments

I used to love eating breakfast out. My family seldom eats out, actually; we do so maybe four times a year… but once upon a time, my favorite eat-out meal was the weekend mid-morning breakfast. It was just a treat. I loved going to one of the many ridiculous “down home” style chain restaurants, and […]

What is a Broody Hen? What signs should you look for? February 1, 2012 42 Comments

The first time one of my hens went broody was quite a shock to me!  My normally docile Barnevelder was now acting quite peculiar and no longer docile – I wasn’t sure what to do with my crazy, broody hen.  Maybe you are wondering what is wrong with your chicken or maybe you are even hoping one […]