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Jana Wilson

Jana Wilson lives on 20 acres just outside of Bloomington, IN and writes her blog, The Armchair Homesteader. In addition to the chickens, she has ducks and a border collie named Winnie who helps her with her various efforts at becoming more self-sufficient.

Recent Posts by Jana Wilson

January 8, 2012

Fashionable Poultry 

Buttercup Cockerel

Entering The Glamorous World Of Poultry Shows

Do you fancy yourself as a poultry aficionado? You may be surprised to learn that it is a time-honored tradition that can be quite fun.

December 19, 2011

Chickens Beware 

three chicks

City Chick, Country Chick: Keeping Poultry Predators Away

No matter how careful you are, chances are that someday your chickens will be hit by an attack of a predator of some sort or another.

November 29, 2011

Chilly Chicks 

chicken walking in the snow

Winterizing Your Chickens

Will my chickens be warm enough in the winter? Sure, as long as they have a dry coop that is well ventilated and plenty of food and water to drink.

November 21, 2011

Clean Coops, Happy Chickens 

Single chicken feather with lice egg sac

Bugs Of Winter: Protecting Your Chickens From Lice And Mites

It happens in the best of coops: lice and mite infestations. But there are some things you can do to prevent and get rid of these pesky critters.

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