Gardening with Chickens: Plants to Avoid

by: the good life ani’t easy

It’s a question I get asked a lot, what plants are poisonous to hens?
As part of my answer you need to remember that hens are foragers – they nibble plants here and there, and then set off scratching for more bugs. Because the honest answer is that there are LOTS of plants that are considered toxic to chickens but, in my experience, most hens know not to eat them. Continue Reading

Barn Tour and Hens

Visit our hens and the barn where they live. A short video of our our chicken set-up and corral.

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First Dozen Eggs

The Wyandottes are laying, but still waiting on the slow maturing Easter Egger. Although seven months is average for the Easter Egger, it is now three weeks past seven months. No worries… just fashionably late.