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Where to Get Chicks in 2014

Bourn Feed is located just east of Patricia’s Food on the access road.  Alternately you can take 70 and get off at the Lake of the Woods exit and then head west on the access road.  Bourn orders from Cackle Hatchery, so … Continue reading

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May 4th 2013 a day in the life

Today I completed spring cleaning for the hens. Emptied out 90% of the deep litter and replaced it with pine shavings and dry leaves. My large hens decided to take over the bantam roost last fall so I scraped the … Continue reading

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Where to Get Chicks in 2013

Our only local feed store is now taking special orders for chicks, call 573-474-4113! Bourn Feed is located just east of Patricia’s Food on the access road.  Alternatively you can take 70 and get off at the Lake of the Woods … Continue reading

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Fall 2012 Classes

In partnership with the Columbia Career Center I’ll be teaching three classes this fall. This is a great opportunity for you to ask all those pesky questions you haven’t been able to find answers to. I really love teaching these … Continue reading

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Where to Get Chicks in 2012

Don’t forget I’m teaching an Urban Hen class March 22 at 6:30pm in room 175 at the Career Center. Sign up here. Our only local feed store is now taking special orders for chicks, call 573-474-4113! Bourn Feed is located just … Continue reading

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Choosing Chicks

Picking a breed or breeds to include in your flock can be a difficult endeavor, depending on what your requirements are. Some people find it very easy. I do not. I envy those chickens raisers that can go to the … Continue reading

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Marans Hatch Day

A day in pictures What a fine day this has turned out to be!! Update: Two more have hatched! The last egg hasn’t pipped yet.  At this point, I’m not expecting it to. However, it is still viable as we haven’t … Continue reading

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