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The Broody Crowing Chick

I really try to keep an eye on my chickens for any signs of broodiness. We do not encourage it on our homestead because we are not trying to hatch any chicks. Unfortunately for us, we have breeds that are prone to broodiness. Continue reading

For the Love of Chickens

I started blogging in 2014 and it has been an interesting journey. I am looking forward to seeing what 2015 has for me. One of my favorite things about blogging and interacting on my Facebook Fan Page is sharing about my chickens. They certainly have turned my life upside down. I never planned to become a chicken mama. Continue reading

Breaking Miss Broody

As a new chicken mama, I was not prepared for a hen to go broody. I noticed that our Cochin Bantam was spending a lot of time in the nesting area. This was the chicken that adopted us by wandering into our yard one day. I told my husband that I was concerned. He went and checked on her and discovered that she was sitting on eggs and told me she was broody.

Our little Bantam.

Our little Bantam.

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