The hens play a very important role here at Happy Chicken Bakery. The girls are

                               like our family and they are the reason behind the name! We got our first batch

                               of chicks in 2010 and we have been hooked ever since. We started with 9 White

                               Leg Horns. Over the years we have added and added and at our highest count

                               had almost 50 hens and almost 20 different varieties! We continue to

                               add on and expand each and every year. We love them!


      The girls serve multiple purposes on the farm. First and foremost, the eggs! Currently

we collect anywhere from 6-24 eggs a day depending on the season and the number of

hens we have. That adds up rather quickly! They also provide the farm with excellent

bug control and the fertilizer they produce for our gardens is like no other!


                                                         The girls are allowed to free range during the day and they are

                                                    closed up at night to protect them from predators. They spend their

                                                    days foraging for bugs and seeds, basking in the sunlight, and eating

                                                    whatever scraps we have from the kitchen! We love our hens and we

                                                    hope you enjoy them as much as we do!       


     Be sure to check out "Henrietta's Blog - Barnyard Banter"! Updates

on and around the farm from our very own spokes-chicken, Henrietta!