Keeping cool was the name of the game this week. Wild weather included 80% humidity, 90°+F temperatures, torrential rains and two, confirmed tornadoes in the area. Thankfully, we are no worse for the wear and the grass and flowers

Ally McBeak & Calista Flockheart (both Tolbunt Polish Frizzles) keeping hydrated with The Chicken Fountain
Olive Egger hen (left, front) and Black Copper Marans hen (right, front). Tricks for helping chickens survive heat, here.
Marilyn Monroe, (White Orpington) wading to keep cool.
All in one basket.
Portia (Serama pullet)
Windy (3 year old Blue Splash Marans) with crooked toes.
The rain wasn’t kind to everyone’s feathers. Calista Flockheart (Tolbunt Polish Frizzle)
These eggs will be blown out and sold for decorating. The eggs’ contents are a great source of protein & will be fed back to my peeps.
Rachel (Bantam Cochin Frizzle)
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Keeping cool was the name of the game this week. Wild weather included 80% humidity, 90°+F temperatures, torrential rains and two, confirmed tornadoes in the area. Thankfully, we are no worse for the wear and the grass and flowers

Ally McBeak & Calista Flockheart (both Tolbunt Polish Frizzles) keeping hydrated with The Chicken Fountain
Olive Egger hen (left, front) and Black Copper Marans hen (right, front). Tricks for helping chickens survive heat, here.
Marilyn Monroe, (White Orpington) wading to keep cool.
All in one basket.
Portia (Serama pullet)
Windy (3 year old Blue Splash Marans) with crooked toes.
The rain wasn’t kind to everyone’s feathers. Calista Flockheart (Tolbunt Polish Frizzle)
These eggs will be blown out and sold for decorating. The eggs’ contents are a great source of protein & will be fed back to my peeps.
Rachel (Bantam Cochin Frizzle)
Rachel Divider
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Vickie Redmond
Vickie Redmond
10 years ago

I think that that scale is soooo cute. But I can always use anything to give my girls. I just got 6 Buffs about 7 weeks old they are precious.

Mary Butler Brown
Mary Butler Brown
10 years ago

Those bags are so CUTE! I'd sure love to carry one of those around and see people's reactions!

Sadie
Sadie
10 years ago

I love all of the tips to keep the chickens cool. Great ideas.

Michelle Chun
Michelle Chun
10 years ago

I've just started feeding my hens the Ultra egg. I bore countless friends on the boost in Omega-3s in each egg as a result. I think they only smile and nod out of politeness.

Laura Windham
10 years ago

Thanks for another great giveaway. Can use either. Thank you.