Greetings Friends!

I was very excited to get a delightful confirmation message this week. There was something that "clicked" inside when I read the invitation to...

ASK Miz Hennessy: You don’t have a bug problem, you have a duck...

... we are in process to learn more about ducks before we get any in our backyard. We are new to raising...

Chicken Little

After seeing my little girl, who is almost 21, off for Navy boot camp the week of Nov 16th, I was pleasantly surprised to...

Win a Chicken Coop from Mother Earth News Sweepstakes

All-in-One Coop and Run! Valued up to $2,195! * Houses up to 6 Chickens * 3 nest...

ASK Miz Hennessy: Protein Requirements for Ducks

I have two male Khaki Campbells, just full grown. My local feed store doesn’t carry duck feed so have been giving them my hens...

Poultry Supplement Giveaway Winners!

I've decided to give away two bags of the supplement because of my mistake. I used random.org to determine the winner and lost...

West Valley City Council (Utah) to rule on chickens

The West Valley City Council is slated to vote on a proposed chicken ordinance next week. A public hearing on the draft is not scheduled,...

Farm Innovators – All Season 3 Gallon – Plastic Poultry Fountain

I was unsure about buying a product like this, electricity, straw, and water as a combination just don't seem to me as a good mix.

ASK Miz Hennessy: Groundcover for Chicken Areas

We are about to get baby chicks for the first time. My 2 years old and 4 year old are so excited. We are...

WINNER: Natural Poultry Feed Supplement

The winner's number was chosen by random.org. Wish I could give each and everyone one of you a prize to thank you for visiting and sharing! I seriously have a guilt problem when it comes to giveaways....

Arsenic in Chicken Feed

A July 6, 2010 article in the Salt Lake Tribune brought up the problem of arsenic in the feed of backyard chickens. In Utah,...

Just for Laughs

Courtesy: "The Other Coast" from Hairy Dog productions.   2008 Clementine is our oldest living chicken at currently 9 years of age.  She doesn't lay...

“Transgender” Hens?

“A Whistling Girl And A Crowing Hen Always Come To No Good End” - Old country saying. Most city regulations prohibit roosters within city limits....

Chicken issue comes to Roost in La Crosse, WI

The city of La Crosse, Wisconsin had a council meeting Tuesday August 10 on the policy of legally allowing chickens within city limits. ...

A Few Little Known Chicken Facts

A few little known chicken facts.

Chicken producers debate ‘natural’ label

Some mass-poultry-factory-farm news to report: A disagreement among poultry producers is raging about the "plumping" practices that are employed to make the meat tastier...

Sour Crop – Prevention Better Than Cure

We recently had cause to dispatch one of our cockerels – we do have some complaints about noise and can keep one or at...

Chicken: The Hidden Truth

Saving Animals Canada has just released a new video entitled Chicken: The Hidden Truth. The short video, which runs just under 10 minutes long, includes...

ASK Miz Hennessy: Clipping Wings

I went to visit your garden with a group of people from LA Eco Village. Thank you so much for showing us around, it...

ASK the Editor – Poorly Chicken

My hen (about 3 years old) seems very poorly. She is not eating and her legs seem to have gone bandy,and sometimes her wings...

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