Monthly Archives: June, 2012

Chicken Coop Cleaning in the City

Keeping the Chicken Coop Clean in the City Keeping a chicken coop or the inner hen house clean doesn’t have to be such a horrible chore if you’re living in a town, but it will be if the coop and hen house isn’t laid out in a way that facilitates easy maintenance and cleaning.   As
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The Raccoon is Back!

The Raccoon is Back! Last year when the mother of all racoons invaded my backyard and ruthlessly killed my 6 Road Island Reds, I understood that I needed to be more vigilant about keeping my hens safely shut in their hen house at nights, or it would only be a matter of time before it
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New Chicks 2012

New Chicks I couldn’t resist adding two new chicks to my little chicken family this year. This time I decided to try two different breeds to add some diversity:  A New Hampshire Red and a California Leghorn.  Both are supposed to be good egg layers. As usual, I just started them out in a big
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