Author Archives: mrjonmoore

Earth philosopher, organic gardener, archaeologist, organic advocate and author.

Chickens as pest control (or what to do when your new chickens don’t lay eggs) — City Lots Living

We got our chicks back in April. Dreams of hyper-local, organic eggs danced in our heads. Unfortunately, we didn’t do the math or put together two very important concepts: one, chickens start laying eggs at five to six months old, two, chickens need twelve hours of light to lay eggs. Six months after April is […]

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Chicken Maths — The Classical Farmer

Ever heard the term Chicken Math? I hadn’t either until I got my first chickens. It appears there is this weird phenomenon where you set out to have a specific number of chickens and through various reasons you end up with anything other than that number. For Example: I originally got 4 chickens. When they […]

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The Sustainable Lifestyle & Ecological Responsibility — B.Haven Blog

What’s the difference… I’m not sure. But I do know that we can do things better than we currently do, and have in the past. It’s worth noting that previous genertions were way ahead of us in this thought pattern. It could be argued that Farmers and Homesteaders figured this out long before we were […]

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