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Coming home to roost

Rooster in the bush

We've been letting our new flock free range in the forest behind their pasture lately and last night was the first night they didn't come home to roost.

Free ranging gives them more variety while letting the pastures recover, but now I'm going to be inclined to herd them towards their coop when it starts to get dark.

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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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