Bye-Bye Birdie—a Suburan Chicken Story

October 15th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Grow, Suburban Chicken

Bye-Bye Birdie—a Suburan Chicken Story

Our three baby chicks were a ‘welcome to summer’ gift for my boys on the last day of school. We needed something worthwhile to keep us occupied over the summer. We couldn’t afford expensive theme park passes or summer camps. Instead, we invested in heat lamps and brooders and found books on chicken-raising at the […]

Suburban Chickens

September 19th, 2011  |  by  |  published in From the Garden, Grow, Suburban Chicken

Suburban Chickens

I grew up in North Dakota and Montana and always felt I didn’t belong there. I was too cosmopolitan, too much like my German-bred mother in my appreciation for side-walk café’s and a closet full of pretty clothes to relate to the cowboys and ranchers I lived with who smelled like leather and tobacco, dirt […]

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