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Forty Years with Birds and Dogs 

How the Hen House Turns-Theory of Mind

Lucygoose, Ms.Ritz,&Kiebler (miniature mallards)

Are animals conscious of their own existence? Do they realize that other living beings have their own point of view (This is called Theory of Mind.)? The new science of ethology is awaking us to a new awareness of animal sentience and consciousness. For the latest article click here. ladailypost.com

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Is Cat Psychology Like Human Psychology?

Following 40 years with birds and dogs and how our human id is challenged by the other life.ladailypost blog How the Hen House turns
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How the Hen House Turns-Living Peacefully With Squirrels

This month I'm looking at a squirrel problem again. Last month, watching a gray mother squirrel study our bird feeder was a real eye-popper. End of story: Squirrel wins hands down. ladailypost.com

Hen House stories continue below--40 years with dogs and domestic birds
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What Does Wild Mean?

Dealing with domestic birds and seeing them as individuals---like the wild ones.
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Sentient Beings All Around Us

Here is the link to the latest Hen House blog at
The Daily Post
Search on "Hen House" for the latest articles. They appear bi-monthly.
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Raising Turkey Chicks Can Be Tragic

The link below is the second article telling about our experience raising turkeys. Search "Hen House" on the Los Alamos Daily Post for the previous story.

That search will also list all the articles that summarize our 46 years in New Mexico with dogs and birds in a beautiful Pondersa forest on Walnut Canyon.
Los Alamos Daily Post

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A 9/11 story showcasing the best in human nature.

EXTRAORDINARY, Good News stories that never seem to get told, but SHOULD BE! A story from Jean Johnston
It is 13 years since 9/11 and here is a wonderful story about that terrible day.

Delta Flight 15... (true story) Here is an amazing story from a flight attendant on Delta Flight 15, written following 9-11:
On the morning of Tuesday, September 11, we were about 5 hours out of Frankfurt, flying over the North Atlantic .
All of a sudden the curtains parted and I was told to go to the cockpit, immediately, to see the captain. As soon as I got there I noticed that the crew had that "All Business" look on their faces.

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Peeper's Grasshopper

Peeper was an only-chick, Peeky's one son of eight eggs I should have candeled. As a result he was a model rooster, a joy to his human caretaker and the hens he courted with delicious grasshoppers, just like his mother had broken up for him. Here's the link to the article in the Los Alamos Daily Post

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Early Years Make A Difference

The data is confused. Is violence in movies and the media causing some serious problems with our youth or not? Is violence addictive? Is that why the movies keep ramping it up?
http://www.ladailypost.com/content/how-hen-house-turns-early-years-make-difference
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Chickens, Dogs and Retirement

Chickens Ami and Gwen imprinted on the author during a cold spring when I had to raise them in the house.
Taking a chicken to a retirement community requires a bit of thought.
http://www.ladailypost.com/content/how-hen-house-turns-chickens-dogs-and-retirement
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