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New Chickens!

Things had been chugging along relatively fuss-free with our 3 young hens.  We had been experiencing a few very loud squawking events a week, each time requiring that I go outside to get the chicken’s…

The chicken situation

For many years, I have wanted chickens.  They are silly, totally incredibly dumb, and they make delicious delicious eggs.  By the time I actually got serious about wanting chickens, one of our friends’ girlfriends had…

DIY Chicken Cup Waterer

DIY 5 Gallon Bucket Chicken Feeder

Total cost: $3 If you don’t have a hole saw or 5 gallon bucket, add that cost to the build.  Among much of my obsessive research about how to effectively manage a flock with as…

DIY Chicken Cup Waterer

DIY Chicken Cup Waterer

I have been working on converting the old duck pen (yeah, I gave the remaining 3 ducks away – we were not a good match) to be a better match for chickens.  It has taken a…