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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


Green Eggs

Like something out of a Dr. Seuss book, my sister’s chickens lay green eggs.

Had I not seen them myself, I would have thought they’d been dyed. 33 more words


A Rose Among Thorns

After waiting and watching for three months, we have discovered that little, blonde Sunnyside is the only hen from our latest clutch of six eggs… 346 more words

Backyard Chickens

Too Chicken Or Not to Chicken

These chickens do not belong to me.  I took this picture a couple of years ago.  It reminds me that I still would like to have some chickens.  51 more words


High Summer on the Farm

July is a voraciously busy month on the farm.  It is a month where you are straddling multiple seasons- in the throes of Summer, prepping for Fall and planning for Winter.  223 more words

Itty bitty bantam eggs

Big news of the day:  Whattt?  A bantam egg?!  On their 51st day here, when we’re past expecting them to ever lay, the Silkies get in the game and come out of nowhere with an egg! 218 more words


Chickens, continued

Day 3

Their going to bed by themselves is going to have to be close enough.  I’m not sure how they’re getting out, but they have announced their readiness to free-range by a mass breakout.  1,660 more words