- Leslie Holzmann loves God and the world He has created for us. She currently gardens in Colorado and birds anywhere.
I have nine hens in my chicken coop: six pullets that have just started laying small eggs, and three aging biddies who lay huge eggs… once in a while. We love the jumbo eggs—one per person is enough for breakfast—but … Continue reading
I just avoided a war. Yesterday morning, I went out to tend my flock, and realized that my new pullets, hatched around June 1, were nearly the same size as my mature hens. When they were mere children, they fit … Continue reading
It’s almost September, National Chicken Month. I adore chickens. Put those two facts together, and I have the perfect opportunity to enlighten you with some chicken trivia. Chickens are the most numerous bird species on the planet. Wild chickens are … Continue reading
Your chicks have arrived! You got the call from the feed store or post office to come pick them up. Now it’s your job to be a mother hen for the next several months. What do you do? Newly hatched … Continue reading