Category Archives: Chickville

Reclaimed Wood Chicken Coop

Reclaimed Wood Chicken Coop

The stores are loaded with cute baby chicks this time of year, and boy does it make me want to bring some more home. When I really look at it though – I know I don’t need more than 4 chickens, and they do grow up so fast.

Being that it is chicken season I thought I would show you guys what we did with our chickens when we moved last summer.  We ended up building a reclaimed wood chicken coop for them.Continue Reading

My Swing’n Chicken

My Swing’n Chicken

Have you ever heard of a swing’n chicken before?

No!

Well, let me tell you about one!Continue Reading

My Chicken May

My Chicken May

May is one of my black and white chickens. She has yellow legs and feet, whereas Wilco has white legs and feet. May is pretty adventurous, she usually climbs to the top of everything. When I go outside she always runs to me for a nice visit.

Unfortunately, May seems to not be able to get totally clean when she takes a dust bath. She had some extra “things” hanging off her back feathers. I did some research on Pinterest and found that this is common, and you can give them a chicken bath if you need too.Continue Reading

Cleaning the Chicken Coop & Peanut Butter the Chicken

Cleaning the Chicken Coop & Peanut Butter the Chicken

Cleaning the Chicken Coop

Cleaning the chicken coop is so much fun!Continue Reading

The New Coop

The New Coop

Our new coop is up and functioning wonderfully. Once the gravel was installed we placed the frame back into place and sided it with gray corrugated roof panels from Lowes.Continue Reading

Just a Little Chicken

Just a Little Chicken

As the weather gets wet around here I become more and more chicken to go outside. Not because I am afraid that I will melt, but because I am always cold and the wetness just makes me a lot colder.Continue Reading

My Helpful Chickens

My Helpful Chickens

My helpful chickens are so funny and loving.Continue Reading

Last Events of Halloween

Last Events of Halloween

The last week was packed full of excitement. Six days in a row we had friends come over and go through the haunted house. We had a night of pumpkin carving. There was trick or treating, and even a party at my parents house. Boy, am I exhausted!Continue Reading

The First Week of Eggs

The First Week of Eggs

Well it looks like at least 3 out of 4 of my chickens are hens! I think the 4th one is also, but I don’t have proof of it yet. I retrieved the first egg a week ago, and after 7 days straight this is my bounty.Continue Reading

Hanging with the Chickens

Hanging with the Chickens

What do chickens do all day?

Well, let me tell you they are very busy!

Most days they go to the spa!Continue Reading

The Chickens Move from the Blueberries to the Picnic Table

The Chickens Move from the Blueberries to the Picnic Table

The blueberries are now gone and the chickens have started to move around the yard to the north.Continue Reading

But Those are My Blueberries

But Those are My Blueberries

When I open the door for the chickens this is what I usually see.Continue Reading

Family Chicken Time

Family Chicken Time

Last week I was doing some reading on chickens, and one lady wrote that while spending time with your chickens you can’t feel sad. I would have to agree with her! When I go out to see them they always make me laugh and they put a smile on my face.Continue Reading

Being a Teen is a Little Rough

Being a Teen is a Little Rough

Well my chickens are growing up so fast! They are losing their cute fluffiness and going through their awkward teen years.Continue Reading

Building the Coop

Building the Coop

Today we built the chicken coop. It came as a kit, so the whole family worked together to assemble it. It was so fun to see it come together, and I am so thankful for all the hard work everyone did.Continue Reading

Living with Chickens

Living with Chickens

Well, we have had our chickens for about two weeks now. So I thought that I would show you guys what we have set up for them to live in until we get them a permanent home.Continue Reading

Getting to Know the Chicks

Getting to Know the Chicks

What a fun week we’ve been having with our new baby chicks! They are so much fun!Continue Reading

Mothers Day Magic!

Mothers Day Magic!

Happy Mothers Day!!!  I had such a wonderful day today! This morning I accidentally overheard my daughter talking to my hubby about buying me some flowers at the store when we stopped to get my mother her gift. I didn’t say anything, butContinue Reading