30 Sep '11, 5pm

Expertologist: One who can't resist offering unsolicited information based on vague personal experience.

Expertologist: One who can't resist offering unsolicited information based on vague personal experience.

White Butt. Photo: Nina Lalli Three months ago, I drove to a farm , bought six young lady chickens for $72, and brought them home to Brooklyn so I could call my garden a farm. And boy have I learned about hen-having! Here are some lessons for people approximately three months behind me: Myth: Chickens are a ton of work After my boyfriend and I had made our selections at the farm -- two each of three different chicken breeds -- and they'd been packed up in a box and paid for, we lingered, listening to the questions another couple was asking in case we forgot anything. A friend recently told me he and his wife tried to talk the hospital into a third night after their healthy baby was born because they were so afraid of going home and killing him. This was kind of like that, but a lot less important. Farmer Doreen , who wore cool jeans and boots, was the perfect person to be ...

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