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Pullet from the coop!

Saturday was a momentous day, we found our first egg!  Only one bird has laid so far (3 eggs in 4 days), but that’s a great start!   124 more words


Coop Security and a New Waterer

This morning when I went out to let the chickens out of the coop and into the run my dog was sniffing around the run furiously. 707 more words


Six Busy Months

Spring and summer have flown by this year. I’ve started a few posts without finishing any, and somehow half a year has passed since I posted anything at all. 721 more words



I picked up our eight new hens this evening. They are about thirteen weeks old and are Amberlinks. They should start laying in about a month. 288 more words


Release the Chickens

That’s what I hope to do this weekend. I need to go pick them up from our farmer friend who sells started birds.  I decided to leave it outside the sheep pen and closer to the house so that it is easier for us to get into and out of.   115 more words


Bleating Rooster

Yesterday, before I got in the car to leave for work, my husband pointed out a strange noise coming from the coop that sounded like a bleating goat. 59 more words