Chicken Scratch Fever

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Losing Loretta

I’ve been losing Loretta almost from the beginning. In her first year, she had a short but spectacular laying season. Her rich, deep brown eggs did not disappoint. But midway through the winter break I saw things had gone awry….

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Field trip

Seeing that we almost have the chicken coop completed, Matt and I realize we need to start thinking about the actual chickens! We still have lots of preparations before we pick up our baby chicks in February. So today we…

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We’re going to have chickens!!!

When I was a cub reporter in Cheboygan, I had a neighbor who kept a dozen hens. Every day I would ¬†walk over and watch as Weyona sang Methodist hymns. Then, one by one, the hens came running. The songs…

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