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Cool News about Fellow Chicken Lovers in Texas

We love to follow the news around the world about the growing movement of backyard flockers.  It is especially nice to read the pure love that comes forth when people talk about their chickens.  Palpable.  You just know that the person had tears in their eyes when trying to communicate to the reporter the indescribable joy that is felt at the end of a stressful day when you get to hang out and watch your chickens. Like this retired lawyer in Galveston, Texas. Enjoy and feel the communion. We are definitely not alone.

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Organic feed sale, new supplies and social media

Hi folks, Hope everyone is enjoying the tail end of summer.  Here are a few updates for you. SALE We have an organic feed sale going on till we run out of stock – $30 for organic layer feed and $35 for organic starter feed.  These are fifty pound bags.  Sale lasts till we run out of stock. NEW SUPPLIES We got Poultry Protector in.  It’s a big helper if you are unfortunate to be going through a mite problem ordeal.  Usually this only happens if your chickens are in contact a lot with wild birds.  Mites are not a...

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Backyard Chickens & Asagi Hatchery in Honolulu Weekly

Mahalo to Honolulu Weekly and writer Martha Cheng for coming to the hatchery to talk stories about the backyard chicken movement happening in Hawaii.  Fun article.

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Chickens in the News

We’ve been following the national backyard chicken movement pretty closely. Every day at least two articles about backyard chicken keeping comes through the google news feed.  There have been uprisings and heated county debates over the last two years as citizens force local government to rethink their anti-agriculture policies. Many chicken lovers and food lovers have found themselves in a fight for their right to keep a few chickens and reconnect with their own food growing instincts, regain control over their food sources and security, and begin to extricate from a dangerous dependence on global corporatized food. Every once in...

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Femivore’s Dilemma

Little more than a week ago, the New York Times revisited its fascination with the backyard chicken movement with an article examining if it might also be an indication of how women are responding to circumstances of the present and looking at the future. Plus we like the title, since we are a female powered business.  We also think the continuing discussion and thought about why so many of us are revitalizing the art of chicken raising and food growing is a valuable one. Here’s a link of to the article here, so have a read. Let us know what...

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