Pat Foreman





8/11/2014
This blog covers baby chick nutrition and avoiding delayed starve out.
7/21/2014
This blog post covers receiving baby chicks by mail, minimizing chick starve-out, brooder waterers and feeders, and getting chicks contentedly settled in.
6/24/2014
Temporary brooder setup for CSP, chicks in Gossamer Foundation's office (in February).
6/19/2014
Richmond, Virginia, legalized chickens in 2013. Since then, cities and towns have joined in legalizing family flock. The organizers of the Richmond Home and Garden Show (one of the largest on the East Coast) wanted to feature chickens and offered us free booth space.
5/16/2013
Egg miles: the distance eggs travel from hen to table.
4/2/2013
Egg production in family flocks vs. factory farms.
3/20/2013
How to define an egg shed? Let’s look at the definition of watershed to give the egg shed concept more shape. A watershed is defined by the Environmental Protection Agency as: “The area of land where all of the water that is under it, or drains off of it, goes into the same place”. Based on the definition of a watershed, an egg shed could be defined as: the eggs produced within a certain distance that go to a specific place. That place could be your kitchen.

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