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April 17, 2012
First a huge thank you is in order to My Pet Chicken for sponsoring such an amazing giveaway this month!  This was by far our most popular giveaway yet with over 1100 entries.  One lucky winner was selected at random with the help of a random number generator to win the Clubhouse Chicken Coop.  The winner will…

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April 2, 2012
A few years ago, I decided to make my dream of owning chickens a reality. It was a huge leap into the unknown for me. I had researched, read and talked to a few people that I knew of at the time keeping backyard chickens. I was nervous, but I decided to go for it.…

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April 6, 2011
Tilly from chick to hen People often ask me how I decided on my chicken breeds.  Well, I needed to get breeds that were cold hardy, docile and good egg layers.  My Pet Chicken was incredibly helpful both on the telephone and also on the internet in helping me chose the right breeds for my family.  The…

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March 23, 2011
We love to poke out from the safety of Momma Dolly The chicks are becoming so adventurous now.  It is rare that I find many of them underneath Dolly.  Only during naps, do some prefer to snuggle underneath of her while some prefer to lay in front of her on the soft shavings warmed by…

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October 27, 2010
GOING SHOPPING Preparing for the arrival of the chicks was so exciting!  It was almost like Christmas.  We counted down and with each passing day, our anticipation rose!   In our household, it was a family affair.  I ordered the chicks in February for a June delivery date.  Why did I wait so long?  Well, I had…

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October 26, 2010
So, how do I go about this, you ask? Well if you’re like me you read everything you can get your hands on, check the internet and dive head first into something figuring you’ll just troubleshoot along the way.  However, there is some planning to optimize your chicken experiences that will make life easier.  So, lets…

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October 22, 2010
Diatomaceous Earth!  Diatomaceous Earth or DE is really a miracle worker. What exactly is it?   DE consists of fossilized microscopic hard-shelled algae called diatoms. It comes in a very fine powder and can be a real preventative as well as curative for many chicken ailments.The most important thing when you want to use DE with your chickens…

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October 15, 2010
So, as I am sure many of you have searched and searched for the perfect coop for your girls.  I did too!  I spent months searching and deciding whether I should order plans, concoct one from various designs to build or just order something. Initially, I ordered a small coop from http://www.mypetchicken.com/.  However, it was…

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October 13, 2010
In the early days, our favorite little chicken was Peanut.  Peanut was always so curious; the first to come to us, discover the newest addition placed into his tiny 2’x2′ world.  Peanut always needed more care than the others in the beginning too.  Peanut was the one that I wasn’t sure would survive.  Peanut seemed…

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