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Coop de Coeur

There was a nice surprise awaiting me when I arrived home yesterday. Taylor and Victoria painted the door to the chicken coop while I was gone. Doesn’t it look great? What’s more, the CE is moving forward on plans to build … Continue reading

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“Spic ‘n Span in Chickenland”

If you could ask your spouse for anything, what would it be? I must acknowledge that the CE is very good to me. For a guy who buys his clothes at Gap because he doesn’t want to pay the price … Continue reading

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A disturbance in the froth and coop couture

The great writers  favored booze as a lubricant. Hemingway had mojitos, Faulkner loved mint juleps and Fitzgerald favored gin. For me, a lowly chicken blogger (chlogger?) it’s Keurig. As in coffee. Second to chickens, Keurig is my greatest recent discovery. Called “revolutionary” by … Continue reading

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Coop de foudre

In case you hadn’t noticed, I love my chickens. And I love my chicken coop. Thus, the reaching pun as subject title. ( coup de fou·dre (ko̵̅o̅t fo̵̅o̅′dr‘) 1.a thunderbolt, 2. a sudden, intense feeling of love) I am, indeed, thunderstruck with a … Continue reading

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All cooped up.

The girls spent their second night in the coop. They seem a bit puzzled as to why we keep forgetting to open the door to the run, but otherwise happy. When I brought them meal worms yesterday afternoon to appease … Continue reading

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One step forward, two clucks back.

The girls are doing their part. They turned 6 weeks old today and are feathering out very nicely. Autumn and Hope have shown promising signs of trainability – their sandwich boards would read “will work for meal worms”. They learned … Continue reading

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Ch-ch-ch-changes

The coop, for all practical purposes, is finished. Still needs some latches here and there, paint, hanging the feeder, etc., but it’s plenty done enough for a test drive by the girls. We put them out there this morning; they … Continue reading

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