Sep 20, 2013

Flock Focus Friday, 9/20/13

This week was packed with excitement! Two different batches of baby chicks hatched while many of you watched the live stream on my Ustream channel. If you missed it, you can still catch the live recordings here. The other major event was that my town's Zoning Commission heard my petition to legalize backyard chickens. The live recording of those proceedings can also be seen on my Ustream channel here. The commission members were extremely receptive to my proposal and have tabled the matter so that they can read the literature I provided to them and to give me time to meet with the staff of the Zoning Department to tweak the text. 
 These were two of the three Polish Crested chicks that hatched from eggs shipped to me from Heavenly Feathered Farms in California.  More flattering photos can be found below. 
Doc Brown (White Crested Black Polish hen) is looking forward to meeting the new Polish chicks.
 
All of the older chickens are molting furiously, including Blaze (Black Copper Marans rooster).
 None of these pullets are molting, but they will next year at this time. I'm relying on them to pick up the slack in egg production while the hens molt. The pullet on the left is a Partridge Plymouth Rock, the one on the right is an Olive Egger
 Penny is an Olive Egger Pullet. 
 Rachel's face (Bantam Cochin Frizzle) sums up how exhausting it must be to molt. She is in the final stages of her molting process.

 A shout-out to my friends at Cupola Hollow Farm up the street from me in Suffield, CT who dropped off this awesome tee shirt for me this week just prior to the Zoning Commission hearing. 
My presentation to the Suffield Zoning Commission lasted approximately 40 minutes and included a slide show of my coops and chickens. The questions they asked were very thoughtful and my argument was very well received by the Commission members. I'm confident backyard chickens will be legalized at next month's regular meeting. The hearing was recorded live & can be seen below.

 Brutus (Serama cockerel)
 The pullet on the left is a Black Copper Marans.
 Calista Flockheart is a Tolbunt Polish Frizzle. 
 Doc Brown (White Crested Black Polish hen) caught in the rain.
 A Polish Crested chick, just hatched.
 Thanks to the hundreds of Facebook fans who offered name suggestions for this Olive Egger pullet.
Iris it is!
Polish Crested chick, hours old.
 Polish Crested chicks.

 These two cuties are Serama chicks and siblings of Brutus'.  Hatched from eggs gifted to me by Kristin of Two Llamas and a Whole Lotta Drama on Facebook. 
 Blue Polish chick.
Serama Peeps.
Thanks for visiting today and have a great weekend!

344 comments :

  1. Elisha Rhoades9/20/13, 6:17 PM

    Thank you for another giveaway chance! maybe I will get lucky this time :P ^_^

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  2. Love your blog! Hope you have great success with your town zoning commission too!

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  3. All the new chicks make me want to order some.

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  4. Katie Brown Stafford9/20/13, 6:26 PM

    I would love to win the chicken treats, thanks!

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  5. Heidi Weeks9/20/13, 6:32 PM

    I hope everybody in your town will soon be able to have backyard chickens.

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  6. Karen Lawrence9/20/13, 6:33 PM

    What do you do with all the eggs you collect everyday? My friend is getting so many she dosen't no what to do with them. She is now boiling them and putting them back in the nesting box, She thinks the hen will see the egg and not lay another one. lol

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  7. Heather Schleifer9/20/13, 6:38 PM

    Last Night I Dreamed of Chickens
    Last night I dreamed of chickens,
    there were chickens everywhere,
    they were standing on my stomach,
    they were nesting in my hair,
    they were pecking at my pillow,
    they were hopping on my head,
    they were ruffling up their feathers
    as they raced about my bed.

    They were on the chairs and tables,
    they were on the chandeliers,
    they were roosting in the corners,
    they were clucking in my ears,
    there were chickens, chickens, chickens
    for as far as I could see...
    when I woke today, I noticed
    there were eggs on top of me.

    Jack Prelutsky

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  8. Wendy Campbell9/20/13, 6:49 PM

    I would love either of the prizes. What? I don't have to like them on FB and leave the comment "The wonderful Chicken Chick sent me"

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  9. Sandy Scofield9/20/13, 6:51 PM

    Pick me Pick me Pick me!!!!!

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  10. Michelle Chun9/20/13, 6:51 PM

    We just met the Scratch and Peck folks last week at the Heirloom Exposition in Santa Rosa, CA. What a great product. We got some great samples and would love to win some for "my girls".

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  11. Love your site and have gotten a ton of useful info already!

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  12. Teresa Jo Lawson9/20/13, 6:56 PM

    Following, liked I really love your Facebook page!

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  13. Jenn Werner-Williams9/20/13, 6:57 PM

    I am so happy the meeting went well!!!

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  15. Werblessed Ones9/20/13, 7:00 PM

    Already follow them =)

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  16. Cindy Crager9/20/13, 7:02 PM

    luv to win this thanks for your blog!

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  17. Busy week. Love the pics and updates.

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  18. Rachel Zunino9/20/13, 7:15 PM

    Those chicks are so cute! Would love to win!

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  19. Karen Parsons9/20/13, 7:27 PM

    As always, you have been a busy bee! Great work. I didn't have to convince a town but I had to convince my husband to get chickens. I worked at it off and on for years. Now he just loves our goats and chickens. Silly man.

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  20. Donna Kenyon9/20/13, 7:33 PM

    My feather babies would love these!

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  21. jacqueline F9/20/13, 7:35 PM

    would love to win any of them!!! Thanks
    kninedoc@yahoo.com

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  22. Vickie Redmond9/20/13, 7:38 PM

    Wow your pictures are just amazing. I am waiting on our first set of chicks to hatch. Momma is a bit of a mean broody hen today. Anything for my chicken family would be great to win.

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  23. Love seeing your flock on Fridays!

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  24. My girls would love for me to win either one of the give away gifts!!!

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  25. thank you the giving away. im following you on google plus.

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  26. I would love both of the give away. thanks you.

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  27. TheChickenChick9/20/13, 7:56 PM

    Thanks Jen!

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  28. TheChickenChick9/20/13, 7:56 PM

    Thank you Vickie!

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  29. TheChickenChick9/20/13, 7:56 PM

    I hear ya, Karen. I think my husband was tougher to persuade than the Zoning Commission was! lol

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  30. TheChickenChick9/20/13, 7:57 PM

    Thanks Jenn, me too!

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  31. TheChickenChick9/20/13, 7:57 PM

    Thanks Teresa and good luck!

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  32. TheChickenChick9/20/13, 7:58 PM

    I don't understand the logic in that. ?

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  33. Graywood Community9/20/13, 8:17 PM

    My hens really want to try scratch and peck feed!

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  34. Christina Carranza9/20/13, 8:30 PM

    Keep sharing all the new picks of your babies! They are so cute!!! Your flock makes me smile everyday!

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  35. Another great giveaway we would love to win!

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  36. Summers Acres9/20/13, 8:34 PM

    Either one of these would be a hit with ours. Loved the pics.

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  37. Dawn E. Sarver9/20/13, 8:39 PM

    i have enjoyed watching the hatchings and the town meeting u stream videos. hope u never stop i learn alot and love the photos of your flock! hope to win this week!

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  38. Debbie_Bruening9/20/13, 9:10 PM

    Love your blog. I think I've read every word. Please include me in the drawing.

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  39. Anything for my chickens will do

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  40. LaDonna Martin9/20/13, 9:17 PM

    I would love either! Giveaway!

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  41. Flock Mistress9/20/13, 9:46 PM

    Just love all your baby chicks. Sooooo cute. Taking my 3-year old BO to the vet tomorrow. She's just not herself and I fear really has something wrong w/ her. Say a prayer for her.

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  42. Jennifer McLaughlin Doane9/20/13, 10:08 PM

    So enjoying your web page. Love the give aways too!

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  43. Laura Windham9/20/13, 10:14 PM

    The girls can always use some Happy Hen Treat or the Scratch and Peck Feed. Thanks for the opportunity for the giveaway.

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  44. great pictures of the little ones, it never get old seeing little ones , they are so cute and I get excited to see what they will look like when they get older. Please enter me in this give a way, my chickens will love it .

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  45. Thanks for all the great info for a newbie like me (and for the chance to win great prizes) :-)

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  46. Love the Chicken Chick refer people all the time when I see questions I send them a link. Treats or Feed would be awesome. I know how the chikies get excited with bread treats I can't imagine how much more excited they would be with meal worms. Chicken feeding frenzy!

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  47. Ashley Guckian9/20/13, 10:47 PM

    What an eventful month! And you are one generous chicken chick- hope I get the pleasures of winning. c:

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  48. love all the advice and pictures, oh and the giveaways too!

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  49. The first of my 6 girls just stared to lay! Thanks for all the great info and pics. You are my "go to girl" for all my chicken questions!!

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  50. Laura Aderholdt9/20/13, 11:25 PM

    Trying for my chickadees once more...

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  51. Merrijo Cavanaugh9/21/13, 12:16 AM

    love the pics of your chicks and thank you for being on the front line for backyard chicken farmers everywhere!

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  52. Raven Locks9/21/13, 2:24 AM

    I'd love to win the Happy Hen Treats! And I'm really glad to hear that you're fighting the good fight with the Zoning Commission! More people need to own backyard chickens. They're wonderful (and hilarious) and are a great way to save money on eggs.


    xo Azu


    www.raven-locks.blogspot.com

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  53. My babies would love either.....

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  54. Deborah Paterson9/21/13, 8:23 AM

    I'm always looking for good healthy things for my flock, thanks for the chance at this opportunity.

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  55. Your photos are always amazing! I wind up with way more blurry shots than good ones when trying to take photos of our chickens. Thanks for hosting the giveaway! Our chickens LOVE mealworms. :-)

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  56. Would really like to win either one thanks.I guess Blaze made a full recovery?

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  57. Vicky Hallenbeck9/21/13, 10:11 AM

    More fun giveaways! My choice would be the Hen Frenzy as I don't have little guys right now.

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  58. Vickie Redmond9/21/13, 10:54 AM

    My very broody hen has now been sitting for 21 days. and I'm not seeing anything happening. And yesterday she wouldn't even eat. Is there anything I can do or should I just wait a little longer.

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  59. Kelly Kanedy Schwindt9/21/13, 11:03 AM

    Love your blog and my chickens would love to win the Happy Hen treats! =) *^*

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  60. Thanks for all of your great tips and info!

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  61. Would love the Happy Hen Treats.....

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  62. I absolutely love these giveaways! I would love to win this one! Thanks again for the oppurtunity!

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  63. Cindy Knighten9/21/13, 12:05 PM

    I would love to win. Love your blog!

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  64. Esther widgren9/21/13, 12:09 PM

    They both look so delicious! The girls would be so happy!

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  65. Kenna Rogers9/21/13, 12:47 PM

    Thanks for all your hard work for the chicken people!!!

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  66. Lisa Dowdy Lampman9/21/13, 1:00 PM

    Would love to win!

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  67. Love your blog. And liked your FB page too. Thanks so much for sharing all the wonderful info about chickens. We love our chickens! We have 7 so far, lol.

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  68. Gina Cara Van Dusen9/21/13, 4:04 PM

    So excited about the conversations you've been having with the zoning comission! Congratulations! I'm sure they'll vote in the farm's favor. What is the population count that is against this zoning? I can't imagine it being very big.

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  69. Karen Lawrence9/21/13, 4:12 PM

    I dont either, she doesnt no what to do with all the eggs. what do you do with a basket full of eggs everyday?

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  70. hannahking009/21/13, 4:22 PM

    My ladies (and two men) would love this stuff! Thanks!

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  71. Love the pics...I would love to win either of these wonderful items!!

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  72. Shelly Honn9/21/13, 5:39 PM

    Awesome as always! Keep up the good work for use newbies! Many thanks..

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  73. Debbie_Bruening9/21/13, 5:45 PM

    Your blog has been GREAT this week. So much going on and such excitement! I'd love to win the hen treats or the starter feed! Keep up the good writing!

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  74. Laura Graham9/21/13, 6:09 PM

    I have followed your blog by email, and liked your FB page. I should say I have ENJOYED following your posts for some months now. I sure could use the starter food!

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  75. Chicklover22469/21/13, 8:04 PM

    I love your pics and my chickens love Happy Hen Treat mealworms! Enjoy your weeken!

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  76. Thanks for the giveaways and all the great pictures of your flock!

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  77. Love scratch and peck... such a great company. I'm actually hoping to get the store I work at to start carrying their product if they can cuz it's just that good!

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  78. I watched the chick hatch online; it was so cool to watch!

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  79. Susan Kilstrom9/22/13, 12:04 AM

    Love your blog!

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  80. Dannette Wepking9/22/13, 3:43 AM

    Youre chicks are too cute!!! Wish I had more room to add to my flock!!

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  81. I would love to win!

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  82. Christy Bender9/22/13, 9:01 AM

    Love your giveaways!

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  83. Love this blog! Thank you for all the egg-celent information!

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  84. Linda Marengo Davis9/22/13, 9:02 AM

    winning a bag of feed will be a real treat for my chickens. Feeding 50 is spendy

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  85. My chickies are waiting.....

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  86. Christina Carranza9/22/13, 9:12 AM

    Thanks again for sharing your kids with us! And for all your hard work to legalize chickens in your area!!

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  87. Jennifer Hanover9/22/13, 9:16 AM

    Wonderful blog! Just getting into backyard chickens and hearing so much!

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  88. Micah Fenton9/22/13, 9:32 AM

    Love this hoping to get some if this feed in my area soon

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  89. Cheryl Postma9/22/13, 9:34 AM

    I love the great advice, information and anecdotes from the Chicken Chick!

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  90. Roxanne Fay9/22/13, 9:37 AM

    Love reading your blog.

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  91. Thanks for always having an awesome contest! I'd love to win any of these prizes!

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  92. Shel Reitmajer9/22/13, 9:50 AM

    I'm not sure if I've entered this drawing. So, here I am entering! :),

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  93. Randy Francis9/22/13, 9:50 AM

    Liking the "Flock Focus Friday"!

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  94. The Girls have put in a request: they want Happy Hens!

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  95. Joyce Zaleski9/22/13, 9:53 AM

    Count me in please. Thanks for all your information and help with all of our chicken questions :)

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  96. Sue Dion Leighton9/22/13, 10:04 AM

    You go girl!!!

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  97. Thank you Kathy! Always fun items to try and win!

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  98. This blog is BY FAR the most informative, to-the-point, creative & most entertaining that I have stumbled across...& I do a lot of stumbling. I'm diggin your writing style...heck, I dig your style!

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  99. Barbara Thorbjornsson9/22/13, 10:13 AM

    wow! How wonderful it would be to win this

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  100. Mary Ellen Rice9/22/13, 10:14 AM

    Love reading your blog, and I use your reference pages often.

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  101. Would love to win any of these prizes! Thanks for the opportunity.

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  102. Love your blog - I've learned a lot! My girls would love the Happy Hen treats!

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  103. Jacque Cialone9/22/13, 10:24 AM

    I love the variety of chickens you have! My goal is to start collecting a few of each of the bantam birds. My mom just got a white Cochin Frizzle, I love her so much, so much character and just adorable! Thank you for the contest, would love to win.

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  104. Kim Warfield Weber9/22/13, 10:25 AM

    I have a few new hatch-lings that I could try this out on.

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  105. Snyder Kimberly9/22/13, 10:34 AM

    Love seeing the pictures and great products here! Thank you , I am new to Chickens...should get first eggs in october, i hope.

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  106. Nicole Weiss9/22/13, 10:41 AM

    Love your giveaways! Love what you do to promote backyard chicken keeping, keep up the good work! Thank you!

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  107. Love your giveaways but love your chicken pics even more.

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  108. melanie bertsch9/22/13, 10:53 AM

    this would be a wonderful prize for my girls!

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  109. Kathy! You have the best chicken blog ever!

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  110. It would be great to win! Always enjoy your posts!!

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  111. I love treats, and I know my flock loves them too!

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  112. Dana Messina Galagan9/22/13, 11:13 AM

    Either of those choices would be lovely prizes!

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  113. Alesha Van Dyne9/22/13, 11:14 AM

    Would love to win. My girls love the happy hens and I love your blog!

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  114. Melissa Koller-Shamblin9/22/13, 11:18 AM

    Would love to win this one!

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  115. Love the photos of your flock, especially the baby Blue Polish!

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  116. Thank you for all the great giveaways! I am a long time subscriber to your site and have liked you on FB and love all the great information!


    Thanks Again,
    kouneli22@sbcglobal.net

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  117. would love to win any of these what cute chicks am hoping to get an incubator by spring

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  118. Betty Rieves Alfonso9/22/13, 11:34 AM

    I so appreciate your Web page! Thank you!

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  119. Carnley Proud9/22/13, 12:00 PM

    Love us some Chicken Chick!

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  120. Would love to try this!

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  121. Heather Estep9/22/13, 12:09 PM

    Would love to Win, I am new to chickens and I follow you to get ideas of what's healthy and what's not. Thanks so Much for what you do!!

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  122. Your have been my go to guru on all things chicken since we got our chicks 4 weeks ago. Would love to win! Thanks for all the info you provide to all of us to help us on this journey!

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  123. My girls are in molt too. So sad looking!

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  124. Stacey Roell Schumacher9/22/13, 12:37 PM

    Would love to win! I love your blog and pics.......

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  125. Betty J Cordero9/22/13, 12:49 PM

    Good morning, would love to win one of these for my chickies.....
    They all look forward to their daily treats...

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  126. Betty J Cordero9/22/13, 12:51 PM

    Oh my chickies so look forward to their daily treats....

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  127. Cindy Sherman Mooney9/22/13, 1:09 PM

    love looking at your chickies!

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  128. LaDonna Fair9/22/13, 1:14 PM

    1&2achievedd ages ago! Love free stuff and love the chicken purse I purchased. Quite the conversation piece.

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  129. Please put my name in the hat!

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  130. Hickorychix9/22/13, 1:33 PM

    Oh I hope, I hope I win ! Converting our shed into my chicken coop, finally!!!

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  131. TheChickenChick9/22/13, 1:36 PM

    Welcome to chicken-keeping, Amy!

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  132. Oh, you know I love this stuff!

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  133. Tracy Jenner9/22/13, 2:00 PM

    Thanks for having such great competitions :) Always fun

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  134. Cluk N Buk Farm9/22/13, 2:28 PM

    Already follow your blog,you are ON my Facebook page. I comment I need free stuff!! Lol can you tell me if I have all this right?i cannot seem to get connected your blog properly...just wanna make sure I'm eligible when I'm trying to win stuff...can you help me pleaseeeeeee? :)

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  135. Darlene Beckett Anderson9/22/13, 3:29 PM

    Yahoo to prizes!

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  136. Audrey Zumwalt9/22/13, 3:33 PM

    Love looking at your beautiful chickens ... so many different kind an so unusual.
    Audrey Z. @ Timeless Treasures

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  137. Love your advice! Thanks!!! Lice your or prizes and giveaways too!!!

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  138. Love your advice! Thanks!!! Love your prizes and giveaways too!!! ;-)

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  139. Angela McDilda9/22/13, 3:43 PM

    Love All Ur Pics And Info! Would Love To Win Some Happy Hen Treats For My Flock:) Keep Posting And Sending Pics...There'sAlot Of Us Crazy Chicken Gals Out There!

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  140. Erin Nicole Nelson9/22/13, 3:47 PM

    I love that more folks are going with the nonGMO feeds!

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  141. Thanks for the chance to win some goodies for my Silkie flock.

    Love to see your pictures.

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  142. Katie Brown Stafford9/22/13, 4:14 PM

    I would love to win! thanks

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  143. ooo I wanna win something too

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  144. Lindsay Williams Lang9/22/13, 5:30 PM

    My girls love treats! Love all of your great info!

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  145. TheChickenChick9/22/13, 5:40 PM

    You did it right!

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  146. thanks for all the oppertunities

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  147. Just going out to put my girls to bed.

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  148. Rachel Budd9/22/13, 8:29 PM

    You have such beautiful chickens! Would love to win. :)

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  149. Andrew Wolgamott9/22/13, 8:33 PM

    Pick me, pick me!

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  150. My chickens need some treats to indulge in. They have all been such good boys and girls this season! :)

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  151. Jennifer McLaughlin Doane9/22/13, 8:48 PM

    Loving all the pictures with cute captions. Particularly the caffeine related and Monday morning ones!

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  152. Shelly Honn9/22/13, 9:10 PM

    Thank you for chicken wisdom!

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  153. Melanie Ray Schave9/22/13, 10:37 PM

    I would love to win, thank you for your wonderful blog!

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  154. TheChickenChick9/22/13, 10:44 PM

    It's negligible.

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  155. TheChickenChick9/22/13, 10:47 PM

    I'd wait a little longer. Broody hens do not ordinarily eat/drink or leave the nest the last few days before the chicks hatch.

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  156. Thanks for all the info/ advice you give. Hope I get picked ;)

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  157. kountrygoddezz9/23/13, 12:29 AM

    going for birthday luck this time, sept 27th, regardless thanks for all you do, we learn so much about chickens

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  158. As soon as I see your posts, I have to read them. Thanks for your efforts.

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  159. I love seeing your flock updates every week. Thanks for another great giveaway (=

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  160. "Followed" and "Liked" of course! :)

    graceinapril@gmail.com

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  161. Sandy Scofield9/23/13, 9:11 AM

    Entering to win 25 lb bag of Scratch and Peck Feeds or Happy Hen Treats. Thank you.

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  162. Love all of your great information!

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  163. Love the blog! Your pictures always crack me up!!! Good luck on the zoning issue.

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  164. Cheryl Kramer9/23/13, 9:30 AM

    Love your page!

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  165. would love the organic feed, just started in may to feed only organic. Love your site and blog

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  166. Becky Shelley9/23/13, 9:51 AM

    I soooo enjoy your page! You are always so helpful! Thank you! Thank you!! Crossing my fingers to eventually win!

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  167. wendy noblet9/23/13, 10:06 AM

    Would love to win the treats for my girls :-)

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  168. My day is not complete if I haven't read your blog!!!! Your wisdom and know-how is priceless!!!! Keep up the amazing work!!!

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  169. My girls would love it!

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  170. I just read the article in The Wall Street Journal, it was very good I think. We need chicken vets, I got to Dr. Pol here in Michigan and he will see any kind of animal he is an awesome vet.

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  171. Schelli Nimz9/23/13, 10:15 AM

    Thank you for hosting another give away..Our ladies are feasting right now on the end of the summer garden scraps, helping turn over the soil for next year. They are hilarious to watch in action!

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  172. Rachel Zunino9/23/13, 10:29 AM

    I love your chickens!

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  173. Connie Griffin9/23/13, 10:34 AM

    Always love looking at your pictures! So glad you share them

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  174. AlmostaAunty9/23/13, 10:42 AM

    Absolutely adorable chickens that are quite photogenic! I'm sure I will enjoy your blog as well!

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  175. Thank goodness for your blog...as a first time backyard chicken owner, your blog has become my main resource. Thanks for creating the pathway for the rest of us!

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  176. Chris Chapman9/23/13, 10:49 AM

    OOoooo....Treats! the little ones are adorable and hold the awesome power of "Mind Control chicks" . (I don't need more chickens...I don't need more chickens)

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  177. Denise Allison Magil9/23/13, 10:53 AM

    love the giveaways!!

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  178. love your site,If I have a question I know I can find the answer here.Made my first batch of vinegar and now I am hooked thank you.As always would love to win. Thanks for the chance.

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  179. Richard Schmitt9/23/13, 11:41 AM

    I love the ustream channel! Great giveaways again :)

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  180. Kristina Nicole Richardson9/23/13, 11:45 AM

    I have 13 babies... 6 various bantam chicks 7weeks old. 3 rock island and 3 isb brown chicks that are 2-3 weeks old I could use the starter feed or treats really badly!!

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  181. Tammy Miller9/23/13, 12:04 PM

    Fantastic! I can't wait till spring to get some new pullets! Would love to give my chickens a treat!

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  182. Wendy Campbell9/23/13, 12:36 PM

    My feather kids would love a few more fattening treats for the winter

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  183. Elisha Rhoades9/23/13, 12:41 PM

    thanks for the chance at another giveaway! :)

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  184. Melinda Vaikasiene9/23/13, 12:43 PM

    can't wait until the spring to begin our first hatching experience

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  185. Linda Marengo Davis9/23/13, 12:47 PM

    I am enjoying all the advice, ideas & pictures. TY for sharing.. Hoping to win a surprise for the girls & boys

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  186. love the pictures, please pick me for your drawing

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  187. It is nice to have a pg that other Chicken Lovers can connect. Keep up the good work!

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  188. Such yummy, premium feed isn't available where I live. My girls would love to try the scratch and peck. And of course, Happy Hen treats are always the bomb :)

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  189. Sherri Loberg Senjem9/23/13, 12:52 PM

    Like all the helpful tips and the fun pics

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  190. Amanda Caldwell9/23/13, 12:53 PM

    Love the blog! Thanks for sharing your flock with us :)

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  191. My girls would love the treats and the scratch and peck feed.

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  192. Linda Marchesini Brown9/23/13, 12:57 PM

    Thank you for all you do, Kathy!

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  193. Melissa Fedczuk9/23/13, 12:58 PM

    We would LOVE the Scratch and Peck feed for our girls.... we wish it were available on the east coast....

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  194. Dawn Walker-Goggins9/23/13, 12:59 PM

    Thanks so much for your page and sharing your life with chickens with all of us!! God bless!! P.S. I think I finally got the e-mail with my address to work last night. I didn't realize I had to use windows live mail and so I had to create an account. Thanks!!

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  195. Jessica Thelen9/23/13, 1:02 PM

    Congrats on your new additions

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  196. Thank you for being such a chicken advocate and great source of information!

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  197. I use your site as a resource. Thanks

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  198. Lavenderchick9/23/13, 1:55 PM

    Your site has such great info. Thanks so much

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  199. I always look forward to your posts! So much valuable information, and I ADORE the Daily Rachel! <3

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  200. Sunny Van Horn Ploch9/23/13, 1:57 PM

    Another day in chicken heaven ~ you are my ray of sunshine ~ always imparting pearls of wisdom~ Thank you :)

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