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Roosters - Pros and Cons

Many people don’t like the idea of having a rooster – some for reasons of where they live (it is a law they cannot have roosters) and others because they think they’re useless. 723 more words

The Chickens are Revolting!

We’ve had chickens running the backyard since 2009. Part of my desire to live as naturally and “farmy” as I can while still living in a large city. 322 more words

Backyard Chickens

Mrs. Pickles will be okay... again!

Mrs. Pickles was just on her way to recovery when we saw a swollen area on the side of her face. It looked like a fire ant bite, so we were hopeful it would heal on its own. 192 more words


When Animal Adventures Inconvenience Humans

Sheepie had a grand adventure the other day. “Grand” by his dull sheep standards; he spent most of the day by himself.

I had to work until close on Friday night, which is becoming a slight problem as the animals should now be closed up around 7:00. 721 more words


On Friday

NOTE:   I promised Linda to post this on Saturday, but was simply too worn out from Friday to actually accomplish the task.  I admit to some feeling blue about the listing for sale of the Mountain Farmlet, and to a bit of inconvenience  after my hand surgery.  1,136 more words

Life On The Farmlet

Chickens in Iceland

When you think of Iceland, do you think of chickens?  I didn’t.  But, lo and behold, they are there.

Not only did I not expect to see chickens in Iceland, but where we found them was unique too – right in the middle of the town we stayed in, next to the a hotel and restaurant. 17 more words


Chickens and cake

On Sunday, after getting officially released by the Stake President, and attending our old ward (it’s a long story: we met our Bishop for the first time…to say hello and goodbye, as we will actually be attending another ward since we will be living with Liz…), we got ready for yet another party over at my son Mike’s house. 89 more words