March 21, 2012
May 2011 While out free ranging this past Spring, Tilly found an oak branch and took it with her all over the gardens.  It was so funny to watch as she dragged it from place to place. We are away this week visiting Mickey! Feel free to leave comments and captions for this week’s photos.…

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March 20, 2012
Our littlest one feeding the girls scratch in a Spring dress and snow boots. Chickens are the only ones excited about daylight savings. Chickens spend more time outside of the coop in the run. Chickens begin to find bugs and goodies when out and about. Chickens sing along to the morning chorus of wild bird…

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March 18, 2012
Like many of you around the country, we have had to take extra precautions to keep our flock safe from predators. Cape Cod is home to many predators including but not limited to foxes, coyotes, skunk, raccoon, opossum, weasels, fisher cats, owls and hawks. Any of these would love to make a meal out of…

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March 16, 2012
Living on Cape Cod we have access to great seafood year round.  I have many ways I love to prepare fresh seafood.  I found a similar recipe on the internet years ago and adapted it to suit my family’s taste.  This is very easy, quick and delicious and I usually serve it with french fries.…

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March 15, 2012
Epcot’s Flower and Garden Show 2010 There comes a time in every backyard chicken keeper’s life when you will take a vacation.  It might be just overnight or it might be for a week or longer.  Whatever the length, it can provoke some anxiety.  The first time I left my chickens with the chicken sitter,…

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March 13, 2012
Silkie Bantams frequently go broody. Broody hens are quite interesting.  Dolly, one of our Silkie Bantams, seems to be broody about every 8 weeks.  Thus, we have developed a broody routine.  A couple times a day, I remove her from her nesting box and set her out into the run with the rest of her…

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March 11, 2012
Today, the smell of Spring was in the air.  The sunshine was out and I could not resist letting the girls out on a lazy Sunday.  Happy as can be, they sprinted into action.  I like to take a seat on the ground and enjoy watching their adventures.  Today, Tilly stayed close to me instead…

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March 10, 2012
It seems that every Spring, I purchase a new pair of boots.  A good pair of waterproof boots is essential for chicken keepers.  Whether I am in the garden or tending to the chickens, I love to slip on a pair of boots that keep my feet dry in any weather.  Come to think of…

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March 9, 2012
Today I removed the hen saddle from Dolly.  Just as expected, it took three weeks for her wound to heal and new feathers to return.  Her feathers have grown back beautifully.  Truthfully, I was a bit sad to remove the hen saddle from her.  When it was on, she didn’t seem to mind it and…

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March 7, 2012
A few weeks ago, we highlighted a few of our favorite Spring items from Hobby Hill Farm in our Spring Sponsor’s Shopping Guide.  One of the featured items was their embroidered Poultry in Motion baseball cap.  We were delighted this week, when Hobby Hill Farm asked us if we would help launch their new Poultry…

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