The Peep Pouch

Baby chicks are so cute- you can’t help wanting to hold them… BUT chicks have a tendency to poop, wiggle & cry- making it challenging to safety hold these precious little fluff balls. Pampered Poultry’s new The Peep Pouch is here to save the day! No more squashed…

You Sell Diapers for Chickens?

As you might imagine, when I confess my business endeavor in the course of a conversation with those who don’t know me well, their response varies from laughter to confusion and disbelief. After divulging my profession, I often feel compelled to follow up with a detailed explanation of how…

For the Love of Chicken

As the backyard chicken movement grows, we suburban “farmers” are faced with interesting paradoxical challenges in our love for our chickens. Historically our interaction with chicken has centered on food. Although we have most definitely always had a “favorite” bird, the love was more of a fancy than a “put…

NPR’s blog “The Salt”

NPR’s blog “The Salt” recently did a story about chicken diapers, in which I was interviewed. The headline was “Urban Farming Spawns Accessory Lines.” It was a light-hearted article which quietly poked fun at the notion of diapering a chicken... a fair criticism to be sure. The comments overwhelming…

Why Pampered Poultry?

The most common question I am asked is “Do chickens really wear diapers?” When I respond yes, the corresponding question is “Why?” The obvious answer is to keep chicken poop off your clothes, carpet and car. However, the real answer is much more subtle. When my daughter and I set…

Eggs of Many Colors

It is not hard to find supporters for farm fresh eggs. Everyone loves the idea their eggs are coming from happy healthy chickens, who are lovingly cared for by a farmer. The dark yolks and clean taste that only a truly fresh egg can provide is seen by many as…