Chickens are a very Vashon thing. So many people here have their own flocks--I know of at least four flocks all within a rooster's crow of our house. We've been working on adding some play structures to our coop to keep our girls entertained.
Hydrangeas, the popular garden shrub with delicate flowers in pinks, whites and blues, is more fascinating than it first appears. Why? Because the blossoms on this beautiful plant have the ability to dramatically change color. Maybe you’ve already noticed a perplexing color change in your own shrubs and couldn’t figure out the reason. Well, the secret behind their chameleon-like qualities is pretty simple – it’s down to the pH of the soil. And, now you know that, the ability to change…
BUMBLEFOOT in Chickens: Causes & treatment. **WARNING: Graphic Photos**
Bumblefoot is infection in a chicken’s foot characterized by swelling, sometimes redness, often a characteristic black or brown scab on the bottom of the foot. Left untreated, serious cases of bumble foot can be fatal.