The Private Life of Chickens

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Have you ever wondered what goes on in a chicken’s head? Maybe you’ve pondered why humans have chosen chickens as the domestic farm bird of choice. You might think the chicken is a rather “bird-brained” animal, but in reality they are much more complex than we give them credit for. In a BBC documentary titled… Read more »

All About Borage

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Photos by Kelly Pagliaro unless otherwise indicated Beautiful. Traditional. Functional. Therapeutic. What am I talking about you say? Why borage of course! Borage is a wonderful plant to have around the garden. Borage (Borago officinalis), also known as starflower, bee bush, bee bread, and bugloss, is a medicinal herb with edible leaves and flowers. In… Read more »