I love my chickens.

Raising Chicks In the House
The Jumbo Journey
36 Chicks and A Plucker
Ordering Chicks
Playing Favorites
Chicken House Show-Off
Straight Run Chicks
The Long-Awaited Chicken Yard
Back Porch Parade
Little Brown Hen Lays an Egg
The Cutest Little Chicken House in All the Land
Extra Small Producer
The Long-Awaited Coop d’Etat
Password for Meat Roos Post
Protected: A Day Killin’ Chickens
Morning with Little Roos
The Crooked Little Hen Explains
Suspect Arrested in Egg Case
Cast of Chickens
Crooked Little Sneak
My Newest Peeps
A Crooked Little Hen Love Story
I Knew I Shouldn’t Let Her Use the Internet
Keeping Chickens
The Crooked Little Hen Saves the Day
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
The King is Dead
The Truth about Mean Rooster
Morning at the Chicken House
The Graduating Class of August 2009
Funky Chicken
Just My Way of Sayin’
I Won’t Be Taking Any Prisoners
The Little Hen That Couldn’t
It’s Not Just the Sheep Who Are Confused
You Know What I Really, Really Don’t Like?
Spraddle Finds Her Peeps
Lucky Again
Chicken Yard Graduation
I Have a Broom and I Know How to Use It
Maybe It’s a Sickness
In Which I Am Smarter Than the Rooster
A Place for Everyone and Everyone in Their Place
Getting the Chickens Under Control
That Rooster!
The Bright Day is Done
Totally Forgiving the Chickens for Taking So Long to Lay Eggs
oh MY
Those Darn Chickens
Good Morning, Chickens!
Building My Nest Egg(s)
The Mystery Eggs
Finally Earning Their Keep
Bedtime Story
Nothin’ But Golf Balls
The Secret Life of Chickens
Waiting, Waiting
Up with the Chickens (and the Goats)
Today in Banty History: The Fight for Freedom
The Good, the Bad, and the Banty
A Little Golden Book Story
It’s a Big World Now!
Next They’ll Want Their Driver’s Licenses and Their Own Cars
Separation Anxiety
Every Chick is Special
Could It Be?
Goodnight Chicks
As It Turned Out, the Chicken House Wouldn’t Build Itself
Once upon an Egg
The Littlest Chick
Ordinary Splendor, Defined
My Little Flock
I Have Chickens
Hatch Day
Baby Book
As the Egg Turns
Candling Eggs
Trip to a Chicken Farm
Homemade Chicken House Kit

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