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Back in 2009 when I first started raising chickens, I made a deal with my husband. 

He was okay with us having a backyard full of chickens, but he put in the "contract" no fancy chickens.

None of the breeds with funny topknots, or crazy hairdos, no floufy or frizzled feathers, no feathered feet...

This week the temperatures really are heating up!  We don't usually get a very long string of super hot days here in Maine, but...
If you live in the South in a hot climate, where you deal with heat and humidity on a regular basis, then you should have all sorts...
Summer means salads. Not only leafy green salads, but also mayonnaise-based cold salads. Egg salad, potato salad, shrimp sala...
The sad fact of the matter is that free ranging your chickens and ducks always carries risks with it and eventually is probably going ...
Summer is in full swing as we experienced temperatures into the mid-80s this past week, which is about as hot as it usually gets here i...
"If you love pancakes, you are going to love this recipe for these cute mini pancake muffins with chocolate chips.  Perfect ...
Baby ducklings are like any other babies and need lots of nutrients, vitamins and minerals to help them grow up to be strong an...
Baby chicks are like any other babies and need lots of nutrients, vitamins and minerals to help them grow up to be strong and hea...