November 21, 2010
One of my best friends brought a homemade tomato pie to our house one day.  It was so delicious that I decided to create a recipe based on that dish.   One of my friend’s chickens just started laying eggs.  She had six yesterday and was in need of a recipe. May I suggest this mediterranean …

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November 20, 2010
I looked on-line this morning to see if anything was going on about keeping roosters in the town of Barnstable.  There was a lot of talk this summer about roosters disrupting the peace.  Thus, I have been diligently monitoring the local newspaper.  Lo and behold, while on-line, I saw it.   My stomach started churning.  Just as I foresaw, the town’s …

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November 19, 2010
I am always fascinated when I visit other peoples’ coops and chicken families.  I learn something new everytime I visit.  Sometimes my learning has to do with set-up and other times tricks to make your life easier.  I also get to learn about breeds of chickens and issues that have required problemsolving.  I love it! I love …

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November 18, 2010
Yesterday we had a very soggy, windy and rainy morning.  Knowing that we were expecting the turn in weather, I really wanted to clean that coop out.  So the day before yesterday, it was on my to-do list. Tuesdays are my busiest days.  Things only became more complicated this week because one of my kids was …

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November 16, 2010
Rating:  ***** This is an excellent book for those interested in backyard chicken raising.  The authors, Kimberly Willis and Rob Ludlow, are extremely knowledgeable.  Even though I am not a huge fan of the “dummies” books, I have found this book to be an easy read, not too technical and quite thorough. Topics covered in …

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November 15, 2010
Well they absolutely love the new treat ball!  Today it is filled with apples, lettuce and strawberries.  It keeps them entertained for about 2 hours. I think that this is going to be very useful once winter boredom arrives. Plus it is an opportunity to supplement their diet with fresh organic produce.   Tilly, Sunshine and Chocolate …

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November 14, 2010
Today I did a major clean out of the garage.  While I was doing this, I figured that the flock could get a little extra time free ranging this morning and early afternoon.  As I was cleaning, I checked on the chickens now and then.  Tilly, the Australorp, is the head hen.  Wherever Tilly goes, the …

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