• ALL OUR EGGS IN A BASKET

     Here’s about a week’s worth of eggs collected from the urban homestead’s resident chickens and ducks.   We have two of these nifty wire egg baskets…


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  • SATISFIED CUSTOMERS

    Polish Beauties Dear Jordanne Dervaes, We purchased two little week-old chicks from you about 8 months ago. I wanted to report that they are doing great….


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  • HAPPY CHICKENS

    Chore Time Chickens keep their nesting boxes relatively clean, but it’s good practice to change their nesting materials every couple of months. Jordanne spent much of the day…


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  • THE CUTE & THE UGLY

    Bella Backyard Chickens Last week we received a call from a freelance writer doing a story on chickens as pets. The article is expected to be published in April…


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  • THE CUTE & THE UGLY

    Bella Backyard Chickens Last week we received a call from a freelance writer doing a story on chickens as pets. The article is expected to be published in April…


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  • HOMESTEAD HAPPENINGS

    Backyard “winter” garden In Search of Good Food A documentary film tour of California’s emerging sustainable food systems write about their LA experience and stop at a


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  • TALLY HO & RED ROOSTER

    Final results are in! *Even with less than 3 inches of rainfall, extreme temperature fluxes (1 week of below freezing temperatures in January) along with 5 months of…


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  • TALLY HO & RED ROOSTER

    Final results are in! *Even with less than 3 inches of rainfall, extreme temperature fluxes (1 week of below freezing temperatures in January) along with 5 months of…


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  • KISSING CHICKS

    Dora and Biddy touching beak to beak Hmmm, that title got your attention didn’t it? (grin) I am sure this post will have a life of its own…


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  • URBAN HENS

    Sairey the sun-bather & Lucie the dust-bather Bathing Beauties It’s amazing how many people have misconceptions about chickens (and other farm animals for that matter) being smelly and…


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