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Kathy Shea Mormino (The Chicken Chick)
Works at The Chicken Chick®
Attended University of Connecticut School of Law
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Hardware disease in chickens? Yep- it's a real thing & most of us have risk factors for it in our own backyards. Read about this issue AND Enter to WIN a bottle of Big Ole Bird Probiotics, courtesy of Southland Organics while you're there! Click & GO for details! --> http://bit.ly/1EBr9K3 ‪#‎chickens‬ ‪#‎giveaway‬ 
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Learn to recognize gender difference between a male chick and a female at the earliest possible moment with these tips on my blog!

       http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2014/06/how-to-sex-chickens-male-or-female-hen.html    
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*DIY Eggshell Candles for Mothers Day are fun & easy to make- learn how here! --> http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2015/05/eggshell-candles.html*
#mothersday   #candles   #chickens   #diy   #craft   #eggshells  
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*Sand is an outstanding litter choice for use in backyard chickne coops and runs, learn about its benefits in this article! *http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2012/09/chicken-coop-bedding-sand-litter.html
#chickens   #backyardchickens   #keepingchickens   #hens  
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Blogger buds, come on over & link up with The Clever Chicks Blog Hop and enter to WIN a huge bag of  Koop Clean bedding for your peeps!  http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2015/04/clever-chicks-blog-hop-136-featuring.html   #blog   #bloggers   #bloghop   #linkyparty   #chickens   #koopclean   #chicks  
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*Free baby chicks?! You betcha! I've got a NEW GIVEAWAY of 3-10 Rare Breed Chicks from Valley Hatchery & they could be YOURS! Entry details here!--> http://bit.ly/1JWF2Yp * ‬   #linkyparty   #bloghop   #bloggers   #chickens   #chicks   #giveaway  
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A two step process to keep your kids safe on YouTube, including Safety Mode and Blocking Channels.
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* Please join me for this week's flock photos & enter to WIN a Brinsea Mini Advance Incubator!*  http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2015/05/flock-focus-friday-5815-featuring.html 
#chickens   #backyardchickens   #giveaway   #hatching  #eggs
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Natural Chicken Keeeping: DE is No Friend of Nature, by herbalist Susan Burek.What you don't know can hurt your chickens and the environment.
 http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2015/04/raising-chickens-naturally-diatomaceous.html   #backyardchickens   #chickens   #naturalchickenkeeping   #diatomaceousearth   #de   #honeybees  
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So, you have a hen who won't leave the nest box & growls as you approach her? She's broody.  Her instincts drive her to hatch eggs, but if she's not going to hatch eggs, she needs to be broken up. Learn how to break a broody hen kindly & efficiently in this article!--> http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2012/05/broody-breaker-when-hens-mood-to-hatch.html   #chickens   #broody   #hen   #broodyhen   #broodybreaker   #clucky   #backyardchickens   #motherhen  
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+Robbin Sawyer I'm waiting on the necropsy final report. He was found on his back shortly after being let out of the run in the morning.
 
* Learn How to Care for an Injured Chicken in the latest article on my blog!* http://bit.ly/1EewDkr
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Work
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Freelance Writer, Blogger, Backyard Chicken-keeping Consultant, Custom Egg Carton Label Designer
Employment
  • The Chicken Chick®
    Owner, present
  • Law Office of Joseph Mulshine
    Attorney at law
    Special Investigation Insurance defense litigation attorney
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Kathy is an advocate of backyard chicken-keeping: 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.

Kathy’s 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 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
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