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The News From 2Dits Farm: Remodeling the Chicken Digs

“Go ahead, it’s OK. See? The sun’s out. Don’t you want some sun?” Henny Penny cocks her head to cast a doubtful eye at me. Yes, there’s sun out beyond the one-foot high chicken door, but she knows it’s windy, … Continue reading

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The News From 2Dits Farm: The Girls in the Coop

The girls in the coop have been watching Dr. Phil again. I can always tell: Pecky Specky is eager to tell me that Rocky has been bullying Henny Penny, Penny is hiding in a corner, and Spacey Lacey wanders in … Continue reading

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State of the Farm

  (Picture from here.) It has been a long winter. As I sit in this diner writing this I’m looking out at more snow falling. Enough already! We’ve broken the all time winter snow record. When will you Gods of … Continue reading

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Chicken Sanctuary

Last Sunday was a beautiful spring day in Central Texas — even though it was the middle of January. We took advantage of the nice weather to drive over to Bastrop and check out the Colorado River Refuge, a nature … Continue reading

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Chick Pics!

One of the many chicken-related problems smallholders face is what to do when your chickens turn broody. If, like us, you keep chickens for eggs, the last thing you want is a broody chicken as egg laying comes to a … Continue reading

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