Articles from dstoeck

Hey, We're the Stoeckels from Auburn. We've been in here for about 4 years now and lovin' it! One of my dreams was to live on a mini-farm and raise chickens....well, we live in the town of Auburn...so there goes my minifarm dream, but I am getting chickens! YEAH! Auburn recently passed a "Urban Chicken Keeping" ordinance that allows property owners to keep up to 6 chickens on their property. We have enough land to keep 6, but will start with three. My husband is a faculty member at AU (War...
It appears that one of our "girls" could quite be a Mister Chicken! LOL! One of our Ameracaunas was growing a wee bit faster than the other one. A wee bit noiser than the other one, and getting a wee pit purtyier! Lately "she" has been trying our "her" crowing voice in the mornins! Looks like "Mr. Chicken" needs to be traded out. We'll be contacting Heritage farms to see what he has for trade. That was the deal with Heritage Farms. The owner wasn't quite sure if the chicken was a hen, so...
I trekked over the Wetumpka and traded in my rooster for a nice, young, blue Ameracauna. She's so sweet and cute! I just plopped her in the cat carrier in the back of my van and headed back to Auburn. It was a great day! I got to visit a good friend in Shorter, who fed me a great breakfast. Afterward Chicken Little and I headed home to introduce her to the girls. Vanessa, the black Americauna, really enjoyed NOT being the youngest of the flock anymore and took every opportunity she had to...
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