Chickens, Hail, and Gardens

Last week I was able to work outside. I had considered fencing in our sitting area to keep chickens out of my beds. But that is a big endeavor So I decided to try something else. I fenced in my beds instead. I used about a foot high of chicken wire and went around the…

Cannibalism

I recently became exposed and acquainted with an ugly side of raising hens-cannabilism. How could my sweet little feathered friends turn into cannibalistic monsters?! Well, this is how, and it is largely my fault. We went thru a real cold snap for about a week. Temperatures dropped down into the single digits at night. Based…