Category Archives Chickens

Where to start... Came home at lunch and saw the chickens just walking around the coop. Something got it again and well, the chickens got out of their run. Went down and only saw two of the 6. Then slowly they came out from hiding until they were all accounted for! No idea. The run fence was torn open, but my feisty chickens all lived. Promptly ran down to the hardware store and purchased more chicken fence and put it up. Also put up some rabbit fence. It was also needed. The house we put an offer in on for a rental fell through. They got a better offer. That's fine. Wasn't going to work at a higher number for…

Picked up some Silver Laced Wyandotte chickens at my local hardware store. You just KNOW your not living in the city when your local mom and pop hardware store is selling chickens! They are growing fast too. Since the photo, I already have them in a larger box and you can see their feathers coming in nicely now. Here's why they're supposed to look like fully grown: I was reading up on them: The Wyandotte is a truly American breed, originally named after a native American tribe called the 'Wendat'. The name was changed by settlers in the 19th Century. The very first Wyandotte was a Silver laced, bred in Wisconsin, USA. It remains one of the most popular and…

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