Check out the chicks! Roxy (the barred rock below – get it?) is checking out grass and dirt for the first time here.
They’re 5 weeks old or so, almost old enough to go out in the coop & run all by themselves. 8 more words
It has been a little quiet here on the blog. Spring is a busy time, planting seeds (the peas, lettuce, kale, and strawberries are in fine fettle), trying to train the yaks do to anything at all (stubborn beasts that are a bit frisky this time of year), eggs – too many eggs, which has been a good way to meet some new neighbors, horse play (with actual horses!) and so much more. 22 more words
I haven’t collected fresh eggs from my girls since October, so it’s been a long winter of eating store-bought eggs again. Unfortunately, we haven’t been feeding them enough calcium, so their eggshells are thin and brittle, and I’ve had to throw out 2 eggs already because of cracked shells. 245 more words