Frozen Desserts versus ice cream

Hmmm…well my jury’s still out on this one and may be for some time yet. Personally I’m not a huge ice cream fan anyway; it’s not my first dessert choice, though I do enjoy a scoop every now and then, usually in summertime and definitely when it’s home-made. As with everything, if you don’t eat…

To molt or not to molt….

Little Miss Olly gave me a scare the other day. I went to check on her and throw her some veggie scraps, but she was nowhere to be seen. She has a 20ft square run and a coop, but really not that many places to hide. She’s usually in her “bedroom” or in her “run-in”…

Fox-proofing a chicken run

I honestly never thought I’d be concerned about how to fox proof a chicken run, but then I never imagined I’d be adopted by a chicken! When we moved to PA 2 months ago, all our neighbors were warning us that we’d have to bury fencing 18″ in the ground or else the foxes would…

Our rescue chicken, Olly!

Now this is a chicken with a story to tell. She just appeared in our back yard one afternoon in September 2015. Now at that time we were living in downtown Montgomery, Alabama. We did, however, have a nice half acre fenced in back yard, which she was somehow getting in and out of. She…