I never thought I'd be a chicken nurse, but I certainly have learned a lot. I can't believe that in almost a year of chicken-rearing, I never noticed that a chicken's eyelid closes from the
About GinaThis author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Gina has created 133 blog entries.
As I write this, Little Red Harvey, my convalescing chicken, is taking an afternoon snooze in a patch of March sunlight, her beak tucked under her sparsely feathered wing. I got very sleepy watching her.
Brad : Noticed this on one of my girls comb / wattle. It is winter here (Ottawa, ON) and it could be frostbite? or do you think something more serious? An infection possibly? Are her
Kristin Jarvis Adams : When my son was in the third grade, he brought home a baby chick. That day Andrew, who has autism, had his first real conversation. But it wasn’t with me. It
Paul : I chose to construct a wire fence for my chickens as I thought it would be a relatively easy (though not necessarily cheap) alternative to having to dig and set posts etc. I
Brad : My chickens have pecked some insulation in the coop, and may have ingested some?? they are getting cabin fever ! Should we also not eat the eggs for a few weeks? I always
Kevin & Kashia in Austin, Texas : "One morning a juvenile, but still quite substantial red tailed hawk was perched on top of our chicken tractor. Fortunately, I had not been out to let the