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Chicken roosting notes

chicken roosting at night on a roost

It was a relief to see all 6 chickens off the ground and on a roost last night.

The fact that one of our hens is on a lower perch is more than likely some sort of expression of our particular flock dynamics.

I suspect it's the white Cochin hen who is not letting the loner girl play any reindeer games.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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