Category Archives: Locust Lane

The grass is not really greener

Chickens in the grass — these Alaskans also get the sort of feed that Chicken Lady recommends for fat and egg-full hens. Dear Chicken Lady, I’ve been getting grass fed beef from a friend and it is wonderful. In our local … Continue reading

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Home alone: Advice for bird-sitters and those who hire them

Out the door (pheasant at Locust Lane). Dear Chicken Lady,  How do you ever manage to leave the farm? Isn’t there a lot to do to get ready? We’re hoping to take off for a few days and I’m afraid I’ll … Continue reading

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Chicken Lady answers: Bath time for birds

Dear Chicken Lady, Why are my chickens getting in their feed bowls and knocking all the feed out? It’s really annoying and a waste of feed. Don’t they mind that they are making such a mess? Sincerely,  Distressed that they Messed … Continue reading

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Beautiful winter at Locust Lane

Chicken Lady has been capturing the essence of a winter day at Locust Lane with the geese and the trees. Geese. Trees. Geese. Trees + Geese.

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Windows for Chickens

Chicken Lady Dear Chicken Lady, So we’re building a chicken coop and have some old windows we want to use in it. Will they be safe to use or will the chickens crash into them and break them, leaving sharp slivers … Continue reading

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Frost, feathers, and apple vinegar

Feather donors With our first frost I am cleaning up all the feather projects  that are spread out in the sunroom so the house plants can come in. I also need to get the final coat of finish on a … Continue reading

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Mice in the trees at Locust Lane

November 21, 2010  Dear Chicken Lady,  I hope you don’t think this is a stupid question but are mice afraid of heights? I don’t know who else to ask and this is very important to me. Sincerely, Afraid of Heights but … Continue reading

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