Mar 29, 2015

Clever Chicks Blog Hop #132 with a Chubby Mealworms GIVEAWAY!

Welcome to the Clever Chicks Blog Hop at The Chicken Chick®
Welcome to the 132nd weekly Clever Chicks Blog Hop! You're invited to share links from your blog, visit other blogs and enter the giveaway- no blog required!
 GIVEAWAY
ends 4/5/15 9pm EST
Enter to WIN 2 pound bag of Chubby Mealworms!
Chubby Mealworms Giveaway at The Chicken Chick®
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DIY Easter Peeps Cupcakes

DIY Easter Peeps Cupcakes
 EASTER PEEPS CUPCAKES
Supplies:
cupcakes
butter cream icing (purchased from my grocery store's bake shop)
disposable cake decorating bag
Wilton decorating tip #233 & coupler
Peeps marshmallow bunnies (with toothpicks inserted in bottom)
jelly beans
green food coloring
orange circus peanuts cut into carrot shapes

Tint icing green and lightly frost cupcakes with an offset spatula or butter knife.
This icing helps the 'grass' icing stay in place.
DIY Easter Peeps Cupcakes
Cut ~1" of narrow end of decorating bag off with scissors. Place coupler inside bag, add tip #233 to outside of bag and screw the coupler onto bag.
 Add green icing to bag & squeeze out grass in short bursts.
Place toothpicks into bottoms of marshmallow peeps & insert into top of cupcakes. 
Add jelly beans and carrot.
Hoppy Easter! 
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Mar 27, 2015

Flock Focus Friday, 3/27/15 featuring a Scratch & Peck FEED Giveaway!

ellen deHeneres (Marans hen) at The Chicken Chick®
The expression on ellen's face sums up the way we all felt at the beginning of this week as snow greeted spring here in New England. Opportunity has been knocking on my door all week and I can't wait to be able to share all of the goings-ons with you as they unfold! 
The expression on ellen's face sums up the way we all felt at the beginning of this week as snow greeted spring here in New England.
GIVEAWAY!
ends 4/3/15 9pm EST
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Mar 26, 2015

How to Freeze Fresh Eggs

Freezing eggs when the hens are firing on all cylinders ensures a steady supply of eggs in the lean months. If you have chickens in your backyard, there is never an excuse for getting caught buying eggs from the grocery store. So, let’s take a look at how to freeze and use fresh eggs!
 Freezing fresh eggs is easy, but with hens in the backyard why would a chicken keeper do such a thing? Unfortunately, the egg supply is limited by numerous factors that negatively impact egg production including hot weather, stress from new additions to the flock, molting, advancing age and decreased daylight in autumn and winter. Freezing eggs when the hens are firing on all cylinders ensures a steady supply of eggs in the lean months. If you have chickens in your backyard, there is never an excuse for getting caught buying eggs from the grocery store! So, let’s discuss how to freeze and use fresh eggs!
ends 4/2/15 9pm EST
Enter to WIN The Chicken Fountain
Giveaway of The Chicken Fountain at www.The-Chicken-Chick.com
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Mar 22, 2015

Clever Chicks Blog Hop #131

Welcome to the Clever Chicks Blog Hop at The Chicken Chick®
Welcome to the 131st weekly Clever Chicks Blog Hop! You're invited to share links from your blog, visit other blogs and enter the giveaway- no blog required!
 KOOP CLEAN GIVEAWAY!
ends 3/29/15 9pm EST
Enter to WIN a ~30 lb bag of Koop Clean, a new, improved bedding for your chickens!
Enter to Win a bag of Koop Clean chicken bedding at www.The-Chicken-Chick.com
Read more about what makes Koop Clean different from other bedding types HERE!
To find a Koop Clean dealer near you, click HERE.
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