Tag Archives: Health

Salmonella and Kissing Chickens.

Perhaps because they are now just a flock of two, Luna and, especially Pippa, have become quite affectionate with us. Luna has a special little cooing cluck she uses when she sees me coming. I like to think that she’s … Continue reading

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Sight for Sore Eye.

Two words that should never go together: cornea and ulcer. Throw in another word: infection, and you’ve got the ingredients for a wild ride. Every January, when the pittosporum blooms, my allergies start to rage. My eyes get red and … Continue reading

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Re-Boot.

Neither snow nor ice nor 10-degree temps could dampen our enthusiasm for our February visit to NYC. But five little words took us down faster than the stock market plunge back in ’08. Said the CE the morning after our … Continue reading

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Which Came First: the Chicken, the Egg or the Antibiotics?

Lots of chicken news in the media this week. The live birth of a baby chick to a hen in Sri Lanka made international news. Headlines instantly pinged around the globe proclaiming the answer to the age old “which came … Continue reading

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