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Greens for the Chickens

I spent several nights reading a thread on the Back Yard Chicken forum about growing fodder for chickens. At this point I still am not through all of it. 1,330 more words


Baby, It's Cold Outside!

November’s nearly over and so far we have been blessed with wonderfully mild weather. Where as my northern friends hunker down under blankets of snow and ice, we have been enjoying sunshine with intermittent rain. 843 more words


Comfrey.. a plant through the Ages

I am working my way through a thread on Back Yard Chickens about feeding fodder to chickens. Fodder is sprouting seeds and growing them up to greens a few inches high. 1,091 more words


I Have Learned: Chickens are Noisy

When I first started researching backyard chickens one of the things I read was that hens are pretty quiet.

Where roosters have their mighty crow, hens just kind of titter and cluck quietly. 636 more words


Chickens and Winter Greens

It’s October and we still have some amazing weather!! Every morning on the farm I like to go for a walk down the back road,¬†wander around through the fields (of plowed dirt) with my trusty side-kick Iris who is always up for chasing birds or trying to find buried treasure (bones).¬† 420 more words



As we are now selling our surplus of eggs one of the common questions is…. “Why no soy?”

Let’s make this short and sweet. I Do Not eat soy and No I am not allergic. 371 more words


Dim Sum

If you are visiting the south of China, you cannot miss Dim Sum or how the Chinese call it Guangdong Breakfast or Morning Tea. As you can see, it has not much to do with tea, except for the tea they almost always serve for free. 820 more words