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How to care for Bumblefoot in chickens.

Bumblefoot (ulcerative pododermatitis) is a Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) bacterial infection in poultry and other birds caused by damage to tissue on their feet.

I accidentally froze a chicken egg with the shell…can I still eat it?

This morning, my mom Googled, “I accidentally placed a chicken egg in the freezer…is it still okay to eat?” (And yes, I am still laughing about this)

Mop Bucket Shenanigans: One Farmer’s Tale of Her Crazy Chickens’ Chosen Nest Box

Sometimes I laugh to think about what must have gone through my Buff Orphington–Lily’s–head the first time she decided to lay in the mop bucket.

Christmas Tree Jungle Gym

Christmas Tree Jungle Gym

The lights have been taken down, the Christmas music has stopped playing and all that is left is your tree. What to do with your amazing-smelling Douglas fir which brought you so much joy—glistening in your living room, decorated floor to ceiling in glittering lights...

Chicken Companions

Chicken Companions

My memories of raising chickens are happy ones. My parents would bring us three siblings to the feed store, where they would sell chicks each spring in a long row of boxes, one for each breed. They stuck a picture of each full grown chicken on the box so we could see...

Life Lessons from Chickens

Life Lessons from Chickens

The great thing about raising chickens was the satisfaction of routine and consistency, and the ultimate payout of fresh eggs. It was the same familiar, exciting process every year: Each spring we would return to the feed store and pick out another chick. One year,...

Chicken Funeral

Chicken Funeral

We had a chicken funeral once, which was most memorable because my little brother almost burned out my eye with a stick of incense.  Our dad was trying to teach us a Chinese tradition that he had learned as a kid: At a funeral you light incense, hold it between...

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