Articles from Cynthia12

I remember my grandmother's chickens. I loved going to collect eggs. Never even thought I would ever own a chicken...unil...I went to a neighbors home, and I heard peeping going on in her...kitchen! I asked, what is that noise? I think I hear birds cheeping. She simply explains that she went to the feed store and bought some pullets. What? Yes, we have chickens in the back yard. I looked at the babies..then went out and looked at her simple set up. I almost ran all the way home...
I've loved chickens since my grandmother was alive. She had a cute mama hen, and I had the oppurtunity to watch that mama hen and her babies, but the thing I most enjoyed as a child, was the gathering of the eggs. Loved going to the hen house and gather eggs. I don't know what it was, but it was more fun than playing with my barbies. My husband has to be one of the best men around to put up with all that I do with chickens. He's built my main coop, added on to the nursery hutch, and...
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