Articles from ChestnutRidge

Blue Bird Brawl Here are the contestants for the Blue Bird Brawl. The winners have been decided! First Place: #19 - Billyj; Jersey Giant cockerel, "Elvis" Second Place: #7 - mopargal1972; 4-month bantam Easter Egger, "Gracie" Third Place: #11 - Jeremy; 8-month English Orpington hen, "Elizabeth" What birds to include: - This contest is for chickens only. - One entry per contestant. (If you post pics of multiple birds, be sure to say which pictures comprise your official entry!) - Show hens...
ChestnutRidge's Most Ingenious Chicken Design Contest WEEK ONE CONTEST in conjunction with Mahonri's 3rd Annual Easter Hatch-A-Long Vote here by 8pm EDT Tues. 3/27/12 During week 1 of incubation (17 to 23 March), post a picture and brief explanation of your cool brooder / feeder / waterer / saddle / whatever that you created for your fowl on the hatch thread. Once the contest ends, the submissions will be put on a BYC poll for the kind folk of BYC to vote for a winner. Prize: A...
The Chicks 'N Kids contest is for pictures of chickens or chicks with children as part of the Mother's Day Hatch-a-long! Contestants can also post pictures of chickens with another type of animal, such as a dog, cat, horse, etc. instead. The prize is two children's books: a little children's book, Chick to Hen, and an old copy of the out-of-print which is also cool for kids, but more educational.Window Into An Egg Week 3 Contest 1. Cynthia12's grandchild 2. Another of Cynthia12's...
ChestnutRidge Hello, my name is Heather. Here I am with my dog, an Australian Blue Heeler named Talli. I live in the mountains of Virginia in a small hollow on 3.17 acres, and I just started keeping chickens in the spring of 2011. I began my flock by incubating eggs and now have: 4 Easter Eggers, 3 Silver Ameraucanas, 2 Speckled Sussexes, 1 Welsummer, and 1 Golden Phoenix. I also write a blog about chickens, cooking, baking, and gardening called Scratch Cradle, and I hope that you...
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