Tag 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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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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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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Running around in circles — it works for birds

Laughter relieves stress and so each night when I went out to close up the birds for protection from the nightly predators I had plenty of stress relief at the duck pen where all the young ducks were. Usually we … Continue reading

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Spiders, socks and scrapbooks – winter on the chicken farm

Dear Chicken Lady,  I’m getting all the bird pens ready for winter so the snow stays out and the birds stay in. I’m afraid I’ll be so bored this winter with nothing much to do. What will I do? Sincerely, … Continue reading

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Other birds at Locust Lane: Turkey Vultures and Owls

Our R&R time this week has been spent watching birds other than our resident poultry. Our dogs hate crows so when they chased them out of the pasture next door I figured their job was done and they would return. … Continue reading

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