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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Wednesday—Good For You, Good For Chickens

With Spring officially just around the corner, it's time to start the garden!

Farm Girl Feeding Chickens by Julien Dupré

To get you inspired, here's a really fun website for urban chicken keepers. by Katy Skinner has everything you'll need to get started with your own city chickens.    

Check out the fun chicken house ideas HERE! 

Other Spring fun facts:

✿  Spring 2013 begins with the vernal equinox at 7:02 EDT on Wednesday, March 20 (northern hemisphere).  The first day of spring in the southern hemisphere is the date of the autumnal equinox in the northern hemisphere.  

✿  10 Tips to Ease Spring Allergies

✿  Catch the queen of this summer's yellow jackets around your property by placing yellow jacket traps NOW  ::::bzzzzzzzzz::::

✿  Baby songbirds learn to sing melodies specific to their species somewhere between 10 and 60 days old.  The following year at around 300 days old, they are capable of singing complete melodies on their own.

✿  Arbor Day is celebrated on the last Monday in April.  The first official Arbor Day celebration was held on April 10, 1872, in lovely pastoral Nebraska.

✿  The beautiful green emerald represents hope, peace, rebirth, and tranquility.

 Happy Spring, everybody!