Archive for July, 2020

The Cross Beak Chronicles: Helen’s Story… July 30, 2020 No Comments

This is the story of Helen, my little cross beak Easter Egger. She is a survivor, to say the least, and has completely captured my heart. Helen was not expected to live very long, yet she is now three and a half years old already! She recently moved out of the main coop and is […]

Top 4 Compost Methods using Chicken Manure July 24, 2020 No Comments

It’s time to clean the chicken coop again and we have 4 compost methods for using chicken manure in your garden. While coop cleaning is not the best part of owning chickens, it’s definitely necessary. You are left with a pile of bedding and droppings, also known as the second-best thing a chicken can give […]

Scratch, Check, Peck, Repeat July 11, 2020 2 Comments

Scratch, check, peck, repeatThrough the winter cold, in the summer heatUnder spring rain, through the autumn leavesScratch, check, peck, repeat. Here you see a bug, there you see a seedKeep your body moving, everything you needLies underneath those busy, busy feetScratch, check, peck, repeat Cackle, cluck, purr, singEarly in the morning, hear our egg song […]