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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 eight: Clucky

“CLUCK!” Up to this point, the girls have made a variety of noises that range from their infant “peeps” to sing-songy trills. But this time it was undeniable. Loretta goes down as the first chick to cluck. It was throaty,…

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