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Kathy Shea Mormino (The Chicken Chick)
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Attended University of Connecticut School of Law
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Clever Chicks, stop by & link up your recent blog posts AND enter to WIN a Brinsea EcoGlow Brooder at this week's Clever Chicks Blog Hop! http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2016/02/clever-chicks-blog-hop-177-featuring.html
#giveaway #bloghop #linkyparty #linkup #chickens #backyardchickens #ecoglow 
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Bloggers, it's time to link up with the Clever Chicks! Swing by & party with us, bring your favorite links and enter to WIN a bag of Koop Clean bedding while you're there! http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2016/01/clever-chicks-blog-hop-176-featuring.html
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Bloggers! Pop over to link up with the Clever Chicks, share your creative genius, mingle with other bloggers and enter the Happy Hen Treats GIVEAWAY! http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2016/01/clever-chicks-blog-hop-174-featuring.html
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More than a guide to chicken health, Gail Damerow's NEW "The Chicken Health Handbook" is a call to deliberate thought and informed chicken care decision-making, concisely providing the tools necessary in chapters that read like a novel. Enter to WIN the book AND a Henbag on my blog this week!
http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2016/01/hugely-exciting-news-win-chicken-health.html
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Eggciting news! You've read about their safe, flat panel heater in my Surviving Winter with Chickens article and THEY read about their heater on my blog- please join me in welcoming my newest Sponsor, Cozy Products with a GIVEAWAY of a Cozy Legs Flat Panel Radiant Heater for your chicken coop! Click & GO for entry details! -> http://bit.ly/1SB7OWh
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Bloggers, let's party! The Clever Chicks Blog Hop is LIVE! Come link up your clever posts and enter the GIVEAWAY of The Chicken Fountain! --> http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2016/01/clever-chicks-blog-hop-175-featuring.html
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BREAKING NEWS from the USDA: Bird Flu CONFIRMED in a commercial turkey flock in Indiana. It's a different strain from last year's avian influenza virus, but precautions are the same. Here's what you need to know to protect your backyard flock!-> http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2015/03/backyard-chickens-avian-influenza-what.html
!PLEASE SHARE! #avianinfluenza #birdflu #avianinfluenza #H7N8 #USDAAPHIS #chickens #biosecurity ‬
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Chickens fare well in the cold of winter, but there is some work involved in making sure they stay healthy and safe. Read about winter weather survival for backyard chickens in this article on my blog! -> http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2013/11/surviving-winter-with-chickens.html
#backyardchickens #chickens #winter #cold #coldtemperatures #ice #petchickens #ventilation #frozenwater #water #snow 
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Author, Backyard Chicken-keeping Advocate, Advisor, Consultant
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  • The Chicken Chick®
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Backyard chicken-keeping advocate & advisor: sharing information, tips, stories, photos online and in print.
Introduction

Known internationally as The Chicken Chick®, Kathy Shea Mormino shares a fun-loving, informative style to raising backyard chickens. Her practical approach and down-to-earth sense of humor allow her to connect, educate and share an appreciation for chickens as pets with chicken enthusiasts everywhere.

 An attorney by trade, accidental photographer and backyard chicken-keeper, Kathy is the founder and one-woman driving force behind her blog The-Chicken-Chick.com and her wildly popular Facebook page and social media network.

Her publication credits include regular contributions to Hobby Farms Chickens and Hobby Farms Home Magazines, among others. Her work can also be found online in blogs published by Mother Earth News Magazine, Grit Magazine and Manna Pro Poultry. Named one of the Top Ten Small Business Facebook Pages of 2012 by the Social Media Examiner, Kathy has become the trusted voice in backyard chicken-keeping and is often sought out for her perspective on chicken-keeping topics by various publications, most notably The Wall Street Journal.

Kathy is featured on national television in the reality TV series, Coop Dreams as well as on national radio, local television and podcasts.

Kathy is a wife and work-at-home mom who balances blogging, writing, crafting and cooking with motherhood of her two little girls and her own flock of over 40 feathered pets.


YouTube channel features chicken videos on bumblefoot surgery, hatching eggs, chicken dust bathing, egg candling and more! 

Webstore offers custom egg carton labels and chicken-themed merchandise 
 

 

Bragging rights
Top 10 Small Business Facebook Page, Social Media Examiner, 2012, Vetericyn Brand Ambassador, Voted #1 Backyard Chicken Keeping Blog of 2015
Education
  • University of Connecticut School of Law
    Law
    Juris Doctor in the School of Law
  • University Of Connecticut
    History and Political Science
    Bachelor of Arts in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Cum Laude