Tag Archives: The Daily Chicken

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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Summer means the chickens run free – sort of

Jason recently took pity on the chickens – it was a sort of gray day with occasional sun and they were bawking so mournfully. So he let them out to run around the yard while he sorted out crap in … Continue reading

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Chicken taunting

Sometimes, especially in the summer, the egg-laying goes on overload. It takes a chicken about 25 hours to “process” and emit an egg, but the sunnier the days are, the closer to one egg per chicken per day you get. … Continue reading

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