Articles from h.woods54

Lucy: Lucy is my lovely Rhode Island Red. She has always been the shy one and will remain so. She hates to be held and will come to you if she needs anything. When she was a chick she was the "quiet one." Never made a peep unless the others were chasing her for the food she had. Upon growing up, her feathers darkened finally and she grew a voice box. She is the LOUDEST chicken I've ever heard! I nicknamed her "The Trumpeter" because she sounds like a trumpet. She first started to lay on...
When I was little, I've always wanted my own little farm. Whether it be chickens, horses, pigs, goats, etc. I've always loved animals. This past year, I decided I wanted to start my own little farm by getting chickens. I can't say that I recall why exactly I decided to get chickens, I just did. I had my boyfriend build me a large coop and an enclosure. Since my yard is fairly small for a small backyard flock, I sent out letters to my neighbors describing my plans and how many chickens I...
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