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Silly Season Chickens

In the lead-up to Christmas the chickens added to the silly season. After being in the big cage for a few days Strider’s limp showed some improvement so I let her out to rejoin the others. 558 more words


Mother Hen

A good mother hen is worth her weight in grain; double, triple… decuple (that’s 10x) her weight in grain. Her skill-set is invaluable to your homestead. 352 more words


Eventful Chickens

Ah, chickens. They’re all so different. We have Strider, who is friendly, curious, totally low maintenance and lays like a trooper. We have Sam, who looks like a darling poof ball, is an expert forager, lays pretty consistently and let’s the whole world know when she’s doing it. 744 more words


Happy Feather Children?

It must be the silly season. I was just finishing up a post about how happy the feather children are being all back together and all laying again, about how they all run up to the orchard fence when I go out to the vege garden and how they’re tighter than ever and stick close together unless they’re laying. 264 more words


RIP little brown hen

I found a dead body in the Silkie coop. At first I thought it was a developing cockerel and wondered the cause.

Only later I realized who was missing- the little brown mama :( 36 more words


The Windmill

The music stopped. I came back to my senses. It is just a toy. A glitter globe. A glass ball filled with colorful shimmering confetti that churn up and make a festive and merry scenery when shaken. 923 more words


Baby thoughts..

This is crazy and I don’t know why but I keep dreaming and thinking about babies and being pregnant. No, I am not pregnant, far from it given its been nearly 6 months since I last had sex with anyone. 256 more words