Blog Posts - Chickens

Review: Pickin’ Chickens and your chance to win!

    We have been fans of Drumond Park since the older ones were young children. We’re astounded that they can put out fun, original games that are enjoyed by our entire family every year and that they never appear to run out of fresh idea...
by Larger Family Life on Sep 5, 2016

Pickin’ Chickens From Drumond Park Review and Giveaway

Pickin’ Chickens is a great game from Drumond Park for children aged 4+ and for 2-4 players(rrp £19.99). Not only does it help with colours and counting,  it also helps with their memory skills. A fun way to learn without them realising i...
by Always Be A Friend on Sep 2, 2016


Sexing a chicken yourself is usually about as reliable as doing your own taxes. I mean, you can take a guess and hope for the best but in the end you don’t really know if you screwed up until it’s … Continue reading → The post...
by The Art of Doing Stuff on Aug 14, 2016

Chicago-Area Residents Renting Egg-Laying Chickens

I’ve come to appreciate the benefits of owning egg-laying chickens from observing preppers/survivalists the last several years. Keeping an egg-laying hen would be something I’d investigate further- if the Chicago suburb I lived in permitted it an...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jul 20, 2016

PetsLady's Pick: Funny Chick Magnet Dog Of The Day

My human dad calls me a chick magnet when he takes me for walks. I don't thinks this is whats he had in minds. #pets #animals...
by on May 17, 2016

Life with kids: reclaiming our evenings

I had several different titles for this post, but everything sounded like an adult film title, or possibly would have made our site look like a hub for adult film titles, so I went with something a little less SEO-optimal, but a little more safe. Oh...
by I'd Roll need on May 5, 2016

All about Fresh Eggs

Use these tips and tricks for your fresh eggs!
by Hunter Happenings on May 5, 2016

Community Chickens Post! - Cool Coops! - The Rustic / Whimsical Coop

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by ...the garden-roof coop on May 3, 2016

Shipping Fertile Eggs

A while back Elizabeth from Messy Organic Mum had asked me about sending her some fertile eggs because she wanted to add some Dominiques to her flock. Finding quality Dominique stock can require a bit of searching and therefore we as breeders wh...
by Restoring the Roost on May 2, 2016

Happy Robin Hood Day With Disney's Robin Hood

May 1st had traditionally been a day to celebrate Robin Hood. This goes back centuries. A fun way to celebrate with the kids is to watch Disney's Robin Hood. Each of the characters is portrayed as an animal. #pets #animals...
by on May 1, 2016

Spring at the Roost

Ahhhh, springtime.  We just returned from spending a couple of weeks in Kentucky with family and since I hadn't posted in a while I thought I would share with you a few glimpses of our spring around here.  I wish I had remembered to capture...
by Restoring the Roost on Apr 25, 2016

DIY No-Waste Chicken Feeder

photo by Are you looking for a way to reduce waste when feeding your chickens? There are various feeders that you can set up, but the cost may vary. The results may also be... Visit my website for full links, other content, and...
by Find My DIY on Apr 8, 2016

Community Chickens Post: Cool Coops! - The "Sunny Side Up"

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by ...the garden-roof coop on Apr 2, 2016

HubSpot Promotes ‘Bring Your Octopus & Alpaca’ To Work Program

Inbound marketing firm HubSpot, which has built a solid reputation of increasing traffic to websites is promoting another form of traffic this year — namely, herding pets and animals into their offices. In an effort to increase employee morale b...
by on Apr 1, 2016


Not those eggs … I mean chicken eggs.   It’s finally Spring so that means there’s going to be a few changes in life.  Your thighs are going to come out of hibernation, your neighbours will slowly emerge from their houses, bl...
by The Art of Doing Stuff on Mar 27, 2016

PetsLady's Pick: Funny Chick Line-Up Of The Day

On 23 March a chick was observed leaving the hen house under cover of darkness with egg on its beak. #pets #animals...
by on Mar 26, 2016


So on Friday, David and I had a wonderful, awful idea (to paraphrase from the Grinch?  Anyone?)… we took Evie to Southern States, which is having a special where you get 6 chicks for free if you buy a bag of chicken feed. Evie LOVED looking a...
by A Farmhouse Reborn on Mar 21, 2016

PetsLady's Pick: Lame Chicken Joke Of The Day

Okay. Who knew that they actually do this for real? What was the real reason the chicken did this? #pets #animals...
by on Mar 19, 2016

Add Layers To Your Easter Surprises This Year

Russian Matryoshka nesting dolls have been extremely popular ever since they first made their way to the United States. Now many people collect them as a hobby. Brighten up your spring celebration with these fun Easter Nesting Dolls. #pets #animals...
by on Mar 18, 2016

Community Chickens Post - Cool Coops!: A Fairy Tale Coop

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by ...the garden-roof coop on Mar 8, 2016

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