You CAN live in the city and create a healthy life-style...a vegetable garden, small flock of chickens in your backyard, help the environment at the same time. You don't need a big tractor, acres of land and a lot of money! Follow our adventures with backyard chickens, gardening, composting, recycling.
Newmar our Light Brown Leghorn has transitioned through several phases in the
first 6 months.
As a chick she was always the fastest,
hardest to catch and was nicknamed speedy. She looked very similar to Raquel
but her method of slipping away set her apart.
teenager, she was the first to get her comb and to date has the biggest.
a distinct shape extending in length toward the back and folds over.
and Carmen are the smallest of the flock and seemed to become buddies in the
teenage period. They both love bugs and worms and always head straight to the
mulch pile to go digging together.
This white stuff is WHAT?
Julie has maintained her speed by looking
like a road runner darting across the yard. She continued to be hard to catch
until a month ago when she started laying. She suddenly changed. When you get
close to her now she will squat and let you pick her up. When we first let the
dogs hang out with them, she was the first to come up and check out Ruby. She
now comes up to us all the time and will sometime jump in our laps to see if we
Her eggs were the first off white one we
got. Carmen’s are similar but have a little more point to them.