Tag Archives: Chickens

How Some Animals Can Help Compost

Good scavengers for the backyard composting include pigeons, rabbits and chickens. Continue reading

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Burrowing Barrier Effective: Chicken 1 Mouse 0

Shortly after applying the last batch of cement, observations of mice droppings went from common to briefly incidental. My best hunter, Apricot, suddenly put on weight. Her egg production went from intermittent to slightly over one egg per day. Continue reading

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Chicken Home

By request, I am posting images of my chicken’s home.  It is still a work in progress.  The aviary, made with materials that happened to be on hand, provides protection to my chickens, but it isn’t exactly pretty.  I took … Continue reading

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Meet Frick and Frack

Their assigned duties will include (with time) egg laying, nutrient processing, compost processing, pest control, chicken therapy and general entertainment. Continue reading

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