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Laying Hens

June 25, 2015

“Who wants to spend their life in a small cage, laying eggs?” … “not I”, said the Lil Red Hen

“Who wants to live in a crowded barn with 49,999 other hens?” …”Not I”, said the Lil Red Hen… 187 more words

June 2015

Adopting 8 Little Ladies on Father's Day

We were so blessed on Father’s Day. Two weeks ago, I lost three of my beloved hens due to a predator attack. Since then, we’ve made adjustments to secure the rest of our flock. 250 more words


The flock has arrived!

I’ve mentioned multiple times by now, I am sure, that I wanted and/or would be getting chickens. Well, I did! Back in mid may, I paid for them and, because I was totally unprepared for them, sent them off to live with my mom and her chickens..that is, until this Sunday! 200 more words

Saying Goodbye to Three Sweet Hens

This morning, I went out to collect eggs inside the hen house. My two little children tagged along beside me as they usually do. What we found upon entering reduced me to tears. 149 more words

Farm Fancy

Farming 101: Chickens Round 2

Hello again! I know I said I was going to post about other animals too, and the last one was pretty long about chickens. But there’s been a lot going on with our chickens, so I decided to dedicate another post to them. 384 more words

Farm Life

Farming 101: Chickens

Today I decided to take the time the time to write about things I’ve learned on the farm. As I began, I started to realize that this was going to be a really long post, so I decided to break it down a bit. 482 more words

Farm Life

The chicks have arrived!

This is the busiest time of year and so I have disappeared in garden land (and bird land) for some time. It is hard to believe that the more than three feet of snow we had left as quickly as it appeared. 543 more words