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Chickens will rule the roost

It isn’t easy being a chicken. Especially one of my chickens. I’m really glad they can’t read about those pet chickens that are so popular now. You know, the ones who have heated coops with padded perches, get daily gourmet meals prepared by a chef, and whose owners actually believe that chicken sweaters are a cute and useful item. Some […]

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Chickens in school buses: A smarter way to grow

Chickens in school buses: A smarter way to grow

Duane Unruh of rural Peabody, standing in a patch of tall rye grass, holds one of the 900 or so grass-fed chickens he currently is raising on their family farm, Graze N Layz, located about a half-mile north of the Marion County line on Indigo Road. Passersby have been curious about his use of old school buses to house his […]

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Our chickens aren?t pampered

It isn?t easy being a chicken. Especially one of my chickens. I?m really glad they can?t read about those pet chickens that are so popular now. You know, the ones who have heated coops with padded perches, get daily gourmet meals prepared by a chef, and whose owners actually believe that chicken sweaters are a cute and useful item. Some […]

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Goessel council prepped on bicyclist tour stop in town

The Goessel City Council discussed at its May 18 meeting plans for the Bike Across Kansas group that will come through Goessel June 10. The council expects 900 BAK participants to spend a night in Goessel. Public Works Director Karen Dalke said new crosswalk signs and park signs have been ordered. Two stop signs have already been replaced. Two yield […]

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Chickens, kids share similar attributes

I was sitting on the porch, enjoying a lovely summer evening. The breeze was cool and the sun was painting everything in a wash of sunset gold. Tranquility enveloped the farm. Suddenly, a horrific ruckus broke out from the chicken coop. No, none of my chickens are named Horrific Ruckus. From the sounds of things, Godzilla, King Kong and aliens […]

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Duck call?

If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, then it?s probably a duck. Unless, of course, it?s a chicken. The duck idiom still applies to the identity of the ?mystery business? that may be coming to Hillsboro?but so does the caveat. The property deal that appeared to be a dead duck less than […]

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