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Kristina Smith


Welcome to Chicken Girl.

I’m glad you’re here, because I’m ready to help you with questions you may have about Ameraucana chickens and Easter Eggers, and if you’re interested in purchasing Black Ameraucana or Easter Egger pullets, roosters, fertilized eggs, or chicks, this is the right place. I also hope you enjoy my posts about my birds and other pets.


I’m Kristina, and I’m sharing my experience raising and breeding Black Ameraucana chickens and Easter Eggers.

Italian sausage sandwich with a side of oven roasted broccoli with cheese

Oven Roasted Broccoli with Cheese

This oven roasted broccoli with cheese recipe is another one of my favorites to make and eat. But I love fresh vegetables. So this is somewhat of a staple at our house, especially starting in the spring. And going all summer long. There are many different varieties of this recipe out there. However, this is …

black and red rooster standing on brown concrete floor

Do Hens Ever Crow

If you have chickens, have you ever heard the crow of a rooster when you don’t have a roo? Or if you do have a rooster, swear that it wasn’t his particular ‘crow’? Today I want to bring up the subject, do hens ever crow. You might not realize it, but yes, they do! And …

picture of sweet and sour chicken legs on a white plate

Sweet and Sour Chicken Legs Recipe

This sweet and sour chicken legs recipe is a favorite at our house. My mom used to make it when we were little. However I continue to make it for my own family. And it easily feeds a family of four. But It can readily accommodate a large crowd if you’re having a party. Or …

Black juvenile chickens in a fenced yard

How to Sex Chickens

Today’s post is about how to sex chickens. Some of you might not have ever had to do that. Especially if you order from a reputable hatchery. But even then sometimes you might get a cockerel you didn’t order. Or you might order a straight run. Also, if you ever incubate your own eggs, or …

homemade macaroni and cheese with penne pasta

Homemade Macaroni and Cheese with Penne Pasta

This is a great homestyle recipe, using penne pasta instead of traditional elbow noodles. I used to make the box brands. And then I switched to some I found in cookbooks. But some of those were time consuming. Eventually, as I learned more about cooking and my own style, I came up with this easy, …

brown hen near white egg on nest

How to Stop Chickens From Eating Their Own Eggs

Today’s post is about a terrible habit that can afflict our backyard birds. And one that’s difficult to break, that can also become almost infectious. It’s about egg eating in chickens. And if the birds leave any evidence, it gets all over the place, producing a sticky, dirty mess. We’re also going to come up …


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