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It's been awhile since I've shared a peek inside my chicken coop and attached run, so I thought I would take you on a video tour today! 

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Keep your backyard chickens happy and healthy with a diet chock full of fresh (or dried) herbs. All kinds of culinary herbs and ed...
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Homemade lemonade does take a bit of extra work, but it's SO worth it. Especially when you add the savory/sweetness of some fresh straw...
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Domestic backyard geese lay eggs just like chickens and ducks do. But goose eggs are larger, and more seasonal, which just makes...
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Carrying on a long-standing tradition that my husband's family started when he was a little boy, often in the summer when it's just ...
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Knowing exactly how long to boil an egg is so important because just a few minutes means the difference between a soft and hard boiled egg. ...
Being very low on the food chain, and adhering to a very strict pecking order within a flock, chickens have been programmed to hide th...
Three years ago when I decided to shiplap the interior of my chicken coop , I also created a solid wall divider between the sleeping/laying ...
Three summers ago, I decided to shiplap the interior of my chicken coop . Like most of the country, I was caught up in the phenomenon...
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It's rhubarb season here in Maine! One of our first crops each spring - and a perennial - rhubarb is so easy to grow once you find a sp...
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Geese get a bad rap for creating a lot of poop. But is it warranted?  When we got our first trio of geese last spring, I was really...
Backyard chickens need access to good-quality, balanced layer feed from sun up to sun down every day to ensure their good health and ...
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I love baking bread of any kind, but these buttery homemade crescent rolls are especially fun. They aren't difficult to make - you j...
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I have had ducks living in (mostly) complete harmony with my backyard chicken flock for more than a decade. We started our little backya...
Sweet potatoes are easy to grow in your garden and despite what you might think, you don’t need lots of space to grow them.  ...