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Lesson 690 – More lessons learned from the flock

Good news for those who like to read about lessons learned from having chickens in your lives. I’ve recently been asked by Grit magazine *and* by Community Chickens – which is a jointly-run site between Mother Earth News and Grit magazines at Ogden Publications –  to write blog posts about our adventures with children and chickens in New Hampshire.

Although I do write (and teach classes) on the care, feeding, and maintenance of a flock, it is the life lessons we’ve all learned from living in a combined flock of children and chickens on which I will be concentrating.

I learned valuable lessons like no matter which species you belong to, all flock members have to fed, guided, entertained, taught, and tucked safely into beds at night. Continue reading



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