Tag Archives: chickens

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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Discouraged? Is it literature or chickens?

  E. B. White said, “I don’t know which is more discouraging, literature or chickens.”

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Chickens at the Alaska State Fair

Eggs hatching at Alaska State Fair, August 27, 2011 When you think “Alaska State Fair,” chickens aren’t the first creatures coming to mind. Yaks, maybe (there was one). Llamas, goats, dairy cows, sheep. And everyone knows that Alaska grows some … Continue reading

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Swap Meets

    An Amish woman and her husband trying to buy a breeding pair of geese. Determining the sex of a goose requires close examination.   We met up with Chicken Lady at an Indiana swap meet on Saturday, a … Continue reading

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Chickens eating Bees

summer bee 2011 Locust Lane        Dear Chicken Lady,  Are my guinea hens going to be okay? They’ve been trying to eat the bees and I am afraid they will get stung and die. Plus I’m terrified of … Continue reading

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