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So back in the beginning of February I finally got to make that special trip I’ve been dreaming up since before we bought this house. It’s a trip that is planned for some homesteaders. 590 more words


And Now We Are Chicken People….

We have officially joined the ranks of “Chicken People”. It started out innocently enough, it was gorgeous outside even though it had snowed the day before and I got a great idea (better than my last idea…) to ride/walk over to the new shopping area in our little town for lunch and then stop by the farm store and look at the baby chicks with the boys and then make it home in time for Caedmon’s afternoon nap. 610 more words


One of This and Two of That - Chicks!

Every year at this time there is a phenomenon going on called chick days.   It is when local tractor/ranch supply stores bring in baby chicks for sale.   168 more words


Meet The Girls | Barred Rocks

In our small flock of six we have four various colored Orpingtons and two barred rocks. Today I’m going to share a bit about our two Rocks. 873 more words


A River Runs Through It

“There was a time when meadow, grove, and stream, The earth, and every common sight, To me did seem Appareled in celestial light, The glory and the freshness of a dream. 441 more words


The Chicken Chronicles Part 1

Over the past few years I’ve thought off and on about getting chickens. We live on a little over five acres and with the exception of the land right around the house, we let most of the property remain natural. 479 more words


Clean Up In Aisle 4

After the snow melts I let the chickens into the kitchen garden to do a little clean up.

5 hens remain from my original chick purchase nearly 8 years ago. 38 more words