Articles from twincreekfarm

Howdy Ya'll! Greetings from Vandalia, OH! We are the proud owners of 6 Araucana pullets and 6 RIR pullets and 1 RIR Roo. They are all named and have become a surprisingly tranquil part of our family! We decided a year or so ago that we'd like to have chickens for laying. Our neighbor was always bringing us his fresh eggs and we got really used to it. We chose the RIR for their hardiness and the Araucana for the uniqueness of their eggs. We are hoping to start receiving eggs next...
We are new to raising chickens and decided to get them for many reasons. First, for farm fresh eggs. Second, for our children and the experience. We chose this breed for the coloring of the eggs. DH, Tommy, with all 12 babies We have 6 Araucanas (5 Pullets and a Roo). We got these from Mt. Healthy Hatchery near Cincinnati OH when they were 2 days old. Their first home was a large metal bucket and then we turned a Port-a-crib into a brooder for the first 4 weeks. First Home...
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