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Kathy Shea Mormino (The Chicken Chick)
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Clever Chick Blog Hop #200 featuring a GIVEAWAY of The Chicken Fountain!
Welcome to my weekly Clever Chicks Blog Hop! You're invited to enter the giveaway, hop from one fascinating blog article to another and share links from your blog (if you have one)! GIVEAWAY! ends 7/24/16 9pm EST Enter to WIN  THE CHICKEN FOUNTAIN ! Learn a...
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Pro Tips from The Garden Fairy: Deadheading Flowers- How When & Why
article by Julie Harrison, The Garden Fairy Deadheading is the removal of dying, dead or faded flowers from a plant to promote more plant growth, more blooms and keep plants looking neat. GIVEAWAY! ends 7/18/16 9pm EST Enter to WIN a 1 lb Bag of  Spruce the...
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If the health, longevity and ability of your pet chickens to make eggs is important to you, you’re going to want to hear what I learned about poultry nutrition recently and understand what it means to you and your flock. Tragically, poultry veterinarian Dr. Annika McKillop has seen chickens in several flocks become deathly ill and die recently; if we understand why and heed the lessons from those cases, we can avoid similar heartache in our own flocks.Get the facts in this new article on my blog.-> http://bit.ly/29tq6Xw
#chickens   #backyardchickens #eggs   #fresheggs    #feeding   #lunch   #dinner   #breakfast   #layers   #layer   #layerfeed  
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Clever Chicks Blog Hop #198 with a SLOGGERS Garden Shoes GIVEAWAY!
Welcome to my weekly Clever Chicks Blog Hop! You're invited to enter the giveaway, hop from one fascinating blog article to another and share links from your blog (if you have one)! GIVEAWAY! ends 6/10/16 9pm EST Enter to WIN the Sloggers garden shoes of yo...
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Clever Chicks Blog Hop 196 featuring a PINK Egg Cartons GIVEAWAY!
Welcome to my weekly Clever Chicks Blog Hop! You're invited to enter the giveaway, hop from one fascinating blog article to another and share links from your blog (if you have one)! GIVEAWAY! ends 6/26/16 9pm EST Enter to WIN 25  PINK recycled fiber Egg Car...
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Pro Tips from The Garden Fairy: Weed Warfare
Weeds are no friend of your garden- they are water thieves, nutrient drains and sunlight hogs, so gardeners should be able to identify and control them. After studying weeds for a full semester at UCONN, I spent two of my college summers working for the Con...
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Sometimes what appears to be a recipe for a breakfast of champion layers is actually harmful to your hens. We all want the best for our laying hens: long, healthy lives & good egg production, but tinkering with their feed by adding unnecessary ingredients, supplements and even herbs can have disastrous results. Understand the why what you feed your chickens matters in this article.-> http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2016/07/how-homemade-feed-can-hurt-your-chickens.html
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Clever Chicks Blog Hop #199 featuring a Chubby Mealworms GIVEAWAY!
Welcome to my weekly Clever Chicks Blog Hop! You're invited to enter the giveaway, hop from one fascinating blog article to another and share links from your blog (if you have one)! GIVEAWAY! ends 7/17/16 9pm EST Enter to WIN a  3lb Tub of Chubby Mealworms ...
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How Homemade Feed can Hurt Your Chickens
If the health, longevity and ability of your pet chickens to make eggs is
important to you, you’re going to want to hear what I learned about poultry
nutrition recently and understand what it means to you and your flock. GIVEAWAY! ends 7/13/16 9pm EST Enter...
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Clever Chicks Blog Hop #197 featuring a Grandpa's Feeders GIVEAWAY!
Welcome to my weekly Clever Chicks Blog Hop! You're invited to enter the giveaway, hop from one fascinating blog article to another and share links from your blog (if you have one)! GIVEAWAY! ends 7/3/16 9pm EST  Enter to WIN one of  Grandpa's Feeders , a $...
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Clever Chicks Blog Hop 195 featuring a Chubby Mealworms GIVEAWAY!
Welcome to my weekly Clever Chicks Blog Hop! You're invited to enter the giveaway, hop from one fascinating blog article to another and share links from your blog (if you have one)! GIVEAWAY! ends 6/19/16 9pm EST Enter to WIN a  3lb Tub of Chubby Mealworms ...
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Clever Chicks Blog Hop #194 featuring a Healthy Flock Prize Package GIVEAWAY!
Welcome to my weekly Clever Chicks Blog Hop! You're invited to enter the giveaway, hop from one fascinating blog article to another and share links from your blog (if you have one)! GIVEAWAY! ends 6/12/16 9pm EST Enter to WIN the following Healthy Flock Pri...
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Author, Backyard Chicken-keeping Advocate, Advisor, Consultant
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  • The Chicken Chick®
    Owner, present
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Backyard chicken-keeping advocate & consultant on a mission to educate, entertain and empower chicken-keepers. Because chicken math should be a shared venture.
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