Chicken Scratch Fever

Category: Garden

Week 13: Geez, it’s hot!

Summer has arrived a couple days early, with scorching hot temperatures. Today it was in the high 80s most of the day, then inching into the low 90s around dinnertime. I kept a close eye on them throughout the day,…

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Week 12: Hey, that’s my foot!

Tap-tap-Tap! Startled, I looked down at my feet to see Nellie pecking away at my turquoise gardening shoe. I know chickens are attracted to the color red. In fact, their feeder and waterer are red, and I’ve had more than…

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Week 11: My, how you’ve grown

After spending a week away from the girls to visit family, I wasn’t sure what I would come to. As the girls ambled out of the coop, I was amazed at what I saw. “My how you’ve grown,” I cooed…

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Free range (sort of)

Today the girls got a taste of free range life, sort of. As Matt worked on the yard, I opened the door the coop and let the chickens come and go as they pleased. The first thing they did was…

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