Chicken Scratch Fever


Coop construction

After a weekend of hard labor, I am relieved and happy to report that the chicken coop is well under construction. Our hope is to have it completed after one more weekend of work. We started the weekend with high…

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Material girl

T-minus six days … and then we start building the chicken coop! We’ve spent a bulk of the weekend buying materials. Even though I have a detailed list provided by the Wichita Cabin Coop designer, the task at hand is…

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Coop design

We’re just unpacking from a weekend trip to Kalamazoo to see our friends Eric and Char. We had a wonderful time, eating, and hiking … and talking all things chicken. The great news is that Eric agreed to help us…

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Chickens on the brain (full planning mode)

I’ve got the lyrics to “Chickenman” by the Indigo Girls rolling through my mind. “Chickenman, hold my hand.” But really the song has nothing to do with chickens at all. Goes to show I’ve definitely got chickens on the brain….

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