29
Apr
2013

Awkward Chicks.

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Some of you may have seen this picture on Facebook a few weeks ago. These adorable little chicks are living in a movable house in our back “yard.” It’s a test project, to see if we might raise broilers at the farm. They are now just over three weeks old, and I think we could [...]

We recently added ten laying hens to our personal flock. I know it’s not a great idea to bring newcomers to a house full of biddies, but I figured their numbers were even, and my neighbor was desperate to sell. If you don’t know, chickens sort of create a hierarchy among themselves, and new birds [...]

01
Apr
2013

Well, it’s been a while, but I see no reason why I shouldn’t announce the winner of our little Egg Count Contest. Apparently both the Precise Calculator and the quick, Rough Estimator were no match for the little man of the house. The total egg count for that week came to 849, and Elliot guessed [...]