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This is so true! They remember what treats come from where and one of my roosters stood over the spot where his favorite hen died for 3 days with his head hung down. Intelligent!

This is fantastic!  I love the lights and wreath.  It looks like a scene straight off of a holiday card.

This is fantastic! I love the lights and wreath. It looks like a scene straight off of a holiday card.

A fantastic article on some of the troubles you can encounter while raising backyard chickens.

A fantastic article on some of the troubles you can encounter while raising backyard chickens.

The wading pool is filled with dirt, not water, but that's the way chickens like it. These birds are among the 17 at Gather 'round Farm in Ohio City.

The wading pool is filled with dirt, not water, but that's the way chickens like it. These birds are among the 17 at Gather 'round Farm in Ohio City.

Fresh Eggs Daily Rustic Handpainted Wooden Sign Chicken Egg Mailbox Wood 15x5 with Hanging Chalkboard. $24.00, via Etsy.

Fresh Eggs Daily Rustic Handpainted Wooden Sign Chicken Egg Mailbox Wood 15x5 with Hanging Chalkboard. $24.00, via Etsy.

In the first few days between day 1 and four you can sex chickens by looking at their wings.  If all the feather tips are even you have a male.  If there are two rows you have a female.

In the first few days between day 1 and four you can sex chickens by looking at their wings. If all the feather tips are even you have a male. If there are two rows you have a female.

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