The Walden Effect: Farming, simple living, permaculture, and invention.

Maverick hen

maverick hen looking for a place to brood

The warm weather has made our Maverick hen brave.

The chicken tractor is full which means we might have to choose between building a bigger chicken tractor and early retirement.

Anna Hess's books
Want more in-depth information? Browse through our books.

Or explore more posts by date or by subject.

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.

Want to be notified when new comments are posted on this page? Click on the RSS button after you add a comment to subscribe to the comment feed, or simply check the box beside "email replies to me" while writing your comment.


She is a B. Orphington. They make great broody hens. Unless you have too many Buffs!

Comment by barb Sun Feb 21 16:26:49 2016
If you don't want her, I'll take her! I'll even drive up to your place to get her!
Comment by NaYan Sun Feb 21 17:51:13 2016

perhaps one of the tractor hens has seen the error of her ways, and is ready to rejoin the rest of the hens. you can then put maverick into chicken tractor/jail untill she is rehabilated

Comment by ralph Sun Feb 21 19:41:02 2016

profile counter myspace

Powered by Branchable Wiki Hosting.