Tag Archives: The Daily Chicken

Jason, Pied Piper of Popcorn!

I first caught site of the chickens following Jason around the other side of the car from this side. They don’t react… until they see the red bowl. At first some were distracted by me taking the photo but in the … Continue reading

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life goes on even when short a chicken

Well, we are still a bit sad about Shy Chicken’s passing but the other two continue to be as clucky and chickeny as ever. Here you see them in “battleship” mode – they find the dirt soothing and scrabble in … Continue reading

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Novel nesting idea

This is a visual I don’t want to spoil. But is not a view of a chicken commonly seen at our house. 🙂 Also we never let the eggs pile up like this – but go check it out. 🙂 … Continue reading

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Wintertime chickens and molting

It’s true, felted chickens have no feathers to lose… As I ramble around the Internet looking for good chicken resources and stray factoids, I came upon this one – winter lighting that prevents molting (Robert Palmondon’s chicken newsletter). Other sources … Continue reading

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Chicken news roundup

  (This is a photo of our chickens, just for fun, in the happier summer days) While a good Samaritan in Maine was able to save the humans when a standalone garage with an attached chicken coop ) caught on fire, seven chickens … Continue reading

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Jason fell over for this one – cute photos, chicken addiction

This is a pointer to a great blog post. I won’t spend a lot of text distracting you from the payoff. Go to this chicken blog now and see how the obsession and number of chickens grew (with many cute … Continue reading

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Chicken man at Xbox festivities

This is badass in an avian sort of way….Remember Halloween’s a coming!

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Using the churning chickens do on your own behalf

Jason and I have long ago accepted we would not have a normal, bourgeois yard ala the 1950s once we let chickens into our lives. It’s usually a race against time whether the grass grows back before the coop has … Continue reading

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More Chicken resources

Found this on the City of Seattle’s web site – a company in Seattle that will help you get started with urban chicken farming: Seattle Urban Farm Company. Their chicken page is here . Our chickens are starting to slow … Continue reading

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Chickens go to the butt doctor, part 1

I think you may remember that in a prior post, I was concerned about some balding/feather-free spots on Shy Chicken, and especially what seemed like a recurrence of Butt Disease or at least a worrying pecking order agressiveness possibly making … Continue reading

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