Category / Chickens

January 3, 2022
I guess you would call me a seasoned chicken keeper. We’ve now kept chickens for 12 years. It seems like only yesterday when they arrived in the mail. Now, we are still on our third flock and seven hens remain. I’m so tempted to order more this spring, because I can’t imagine my life without…

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October 20, 2021
I have a story to share about a Guinea hen, I call Chick Chick. I’m not quite sure if it is a happy ending or not. Maybe it’s bittersweet. It’s hard to know if animals are happy but sometimes, I guess the best we can do is take clues. I’m not sure if she wanted…

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January 25, 2021
It been a long running joke that at our house some years it feels like we have both a nursery and nursing home for chickens. This fall and winter the chickens have not been laying eggs after their fall molt.  In the chicken world, they are deemed old. In our current flock, our youngest hens…

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November 2, 2020
I have kept parakeets since I was 12 years old. Growing up, my parents enjoyed my sisters and I having pets. Over the years, we’ve had dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, hermit crabs, and tropical fish, but it was my blue and white parakeet named Pipet, after 7th grade science class, that started my love affair…

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May 1, 2020
This week it has rained quite a bit on Cape Cod. We’ve had stolen glimpses of sunshine and took full advantage of those infrequent moments. Living in the Northeast, I always feel that we are behind much of the country. We still don’t have any leaves on our trees yet, although we can finally see…

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April 15, 2020
It’s hard to believe that we have been home for the past month except for going to work at my husband’s and my respective jobs in healthcare. Life has become a bit surreal and most things that we would consider mundane such as going to the grocery store, running errands and even getting a haircut…

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Sharing an inspired life from the New England seaside. Chickens, Bees, Gardens, Art and Yummy Goodness.