Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Friday, December 13, 2013

(Ended) December Giveaway Eggstravaganza - Antique Farm Sign

You voted and this was the favorite sign... so we're giving one away!!



Sunday, December 8, 2013

Hatching in an Ice Storm

By Leigh

   Yes - we're having quite the little ice storm here in Southern Virginia.

Friday, December 6, 2013

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

(Ended) December Giveaway Eggstravaganza - Grow Your Own Shiitake Mushrooms!


I don't know about you, but I love Shiitake mushrooms! I stuff them, I saute them... I even use them like hamburger patties! No matter how I prepare them, my family goes nuts for them.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Cheep -n- Easy DIY Chicken Boredom Buster Toy!

By Leigh -
Yesterday when my family went to the grocery store, I spied a neat little seasonal special - popular soft drinks in little, round bottles that can be used as Christmas tree ornaments. And of course just like any other normal chicken obsessed wacko person, my first thought was, "Chicken Toy!"

Monday, December 2, 2013

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

How to Help a Chicken with Frostbite

By Leigh -

You know? I didn't think it could happen to any chickens in my own flock. But it did, and it took my by surprise... suddenly I found myself with a chicken with frostbite. The tips of her comb were all blackened! How did this happen?

Monday, November 25, 2013

ALL the NCK 2014 Calendars are now Available !

The calendars are done and there are a few to choose from!

The Natural Chicken Keeping 2014 Calendar is Now Available

Great news, everyone! The Natural Chicken Keeping 2014 Calendar is available to US customers... but don't worry - I'll be working on a calendar that should be available in Canada, the UK, Australia, and a number of other countries today. I will announce the international copy when it has been completed. And yes - that version will also be available in the US... but at a slightly higher price than this version. (Different sources.)

Friday, November 15, 2013

Photo Finalists for the NCK 2014 Calendar

**** Updated!! ****
 While the primary photos for each season have been chosen, expect a few "honorable mentions" to find a place in our calendar too! 

Monday, November 11, 2013

Sunday, November 10, 2013