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Watch out for sneaky snake!

Our 4-year old Khaki Campbell ducks are still amazingly prolific egg layers. We noticed their lay rate had gone down over the past few days. Laying rates can go down for many reasons, including some type of unexpected startle or interruption to the routine. By the 2nd day of less prolific laying, […]

Pickin’ Chicken Expanded Guide to Over 163 Breeds/Varieties of Chickens

Pickin’ Chicken Expanded Guide to Over 163 Breed/Varieties of Chickens

Austin, TX March, 2012 in Reference

Austin-based Funny Farm Industries and Mother Earth News, the longest-running publication dedicated to sustainable lifestyles, today introduce an expanded version of Pickin’ Chicken for iOS, their complete, illustrated guide to over 82 different breeds and 163 varieties of […]

Pickin’ Chicken expands to more breeds, photos, and search features

Austin-based Funny Farm Industries and Mother Earth News have announced exciting updates to the Pickin’ Chicken by Mother Earth News app for iOS. The illustrated chicken guide now has 82 breeds and more than 100 varieties, new photos, and expanded advanced search options.

Perfect for the first-time chicken owner getting […]

Fortify your Coop!

UPDATED 8.29.2011 I added a little more info on hardware cloth sizes and durability.

We don’t live in a perfect world, but we can work towards having a near perfect coop. While chickens are inside the coop, you want them safe from outside critters.

Q: How about chicken wire?

A: Chicken wire is a great, […]

Pickin’ Chicken: When Size Matters

Did you know that chickens come in many breeds and also different sizes? There are Standard or Full-Sized chickens. These are what we think of when we see the traditional picture of a farm with chickens running around. There are also Bantam chickens that are around one-fifth to one-quarter the size of a full -sized […]

Pickin’ Chicken Featured in Edible Austin’s Cooks! Edition

Pickin’ Chicken is among the sustainable apps featured in Edible Austin’s Cooks! Edition. Thanks to Edible Austin and Kristi Willis for the notice and for turning us on to other cool sustainable apps!

Check out Edible Austin's Cooks! Digital edition

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