Tag Archives: Chicken keeping

Chicken Keeping Can Teach Kids About Work: Remember The Little Red Hen

At Pathfinder Farm we just celebrated one year as chicken keepers. I have come to know chickens more intimately over this period and I have learned their special secret. Chickens are workaholics! Many people report that keeping chickens is a … Continue reading

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Happy Easter from Pathfinder Farm and Quincy the Horse

I will always be first and foremost a horse person. That being said, I have come to appreciate chickens in a special way. Last year I was worried about how I would take care of the chickens but now I … Continue reading

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Community Supported Agriculture (CSA): One Garden At A Time

As the named implies, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is not just about growing vegetables. It really is about community and sustainability. Many people say that the answer to problems like access to fresh, healthy food and the split between urban … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Build an Organic Lifestyle with the New York Times

My husband is a New Yorker and one of his favorite things to do is to read the Sunday New York Times from cover to cover. I am more of an outdoors type and my favorite thing to do on … Continue reading

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A Horse Lover’s Thoughts on Keeping Chickens: You Never Know When A Great Pyrenees Will Come In Handy

Chickens, like horses, are prey animals. Unfortunately, they are much more vulnerable than a horse in today’s environment. All chicken advisors say that dealing with predators is a major issue for chicken keepers. Actually that is an understatement. To hear … Continue reading

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A Horse Lover’s Thoughts on Chicken Keeping: Chapter 2

The first and most pressing question that quickly emerges when you do research on chicken keeping is how best to house and, to use a horse metaphor, to corral them. This is a concern as far as I can see … Continue reading

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A Horse Lover’s Thoughts on Keeping Chickens: Chapter 1

I have been talking about getting some chickens for Pathfinder Farm for a year or so now. At first it seemed like more of a day dream but this year I am really going to try it. Easter is coming … Continue reading

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