Country Living Series

Sunday, March 10, 2013

More chicken pix

I'm still trying to get photos of chickens in the compost pile for my Backwoods Home Magazine article on composting I submitted last week. Up until now I was lucky if I could catch one or two hens scratching around. But today I hit the jackpot -- the whole flock descended en masse to eat the worms I uncovered as I dug up a wheelbarrow of compost to put on the garden. I snapped a bunch of pix and I'm posting them here in case my editor would like to use any.

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Photo 21

Photo 22

Photo 23

Photo 24

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  1. Hello there wonderful lady. I love the new profile fotos you posted. Oh and the chicken fotos are all wonderful. I especiallylike 23 and 24. It's almost as if he's posing. lol
    Have a great week!

    Hugs and blessings your way...(and to your family)

  2. I can't seem to find your composting article in the Backwoods Home Magazine.

    1. Oh it hasn't been printed yet. I just turned it in last Monday. I think it will be out in the May/June issue, not positive. I've found it's easiest to post possible illustrative photos on the blog for my editor to choose whichever she likes.

      - Patrice

  3. We are envious of the bare ground in your new pics. In the UP, we still have two feet of snow in our garden space, not counting the 6 new inches we got last night. More on the way.

    C. L.

  4. Love the rooster shots! Maybe I need to paint one of them!

    1. If you do, I can send you the high-res original photo.

      - Patrice

  5. #24: Boy, he IS magnificent!

    Phyllis (N/W Jersey)


    totally thought of you right away!