Chickens





6/16/2014
Deciding to raise backyard chickens.
12/31/2013
There is always tension between so-called "civilization" and "where the wild things are" as Maurice Sendak said. Rural living on the edges of wilderness teaches us that we can live in that tension but it's not always easy.
6/24/2014
No snakes allowed! Ways to keep snakes (and other pests) out of your chicken coop.
11/3/2013
A rooster and his hen
6/18/2014
Life and death are a daily reality on a farm. Join Farmer Bryan and Lori as they try to help a hypothermic chicken after a night of storms.
5/5/2014
To name or not to name your chickens?
12/10/2013
They say timing is everything ... they say location, location, location too. We say, we need more rain, fewer weeds, longer days, and a stronger back so we can get the homestead to look the way we want it to look.
9/30/2013
You don't have to be a poultry farmer to have an appreciation for the hard work that went into this 1924 edition of The American Standard of Perfection.
10/7/2013
The skunk turns around and heads straight toward me.
11/16/2013
My daddy's mix of chickens and pig
3/14/2012
My carefully planned new shipment of chicks came in today . . .and brought an extra adventure with it!
3/20/2014
Cleaning up old buildings and saving what you can just makes a body feel good!
4/8/2014
This is my journey of moving to the country and becoming a stay-at-home mom and hobby farmer. I was raising three small boys so why not add some animals to the mix.
4/25/2014
Simple to put together, chicken tunnels make for safe free ranging.
10/22/2013
How personal experience and observation can save your sanity
6/16/2014
A small bench near a quiet pond on a cattle ranch. A Bible and a cup of tea.
8/26/2013
As a frustrated country-girl-wanna-be living in town, I've known since I was a little girl that I wanted to move to a ranch as soon as possible. It finally happened when I was a grandma.
3/25/2012
The story of my chicken addiction.
2/15/2012
The story of how we got here and who we are.
4/28/2014
Visit the springtime pastures of Farm on the Hill as "the girls" are introduced to their new home!




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