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Spring on the Farm

Spring has fully arrived here on our farm. The weather has been unbelievable the last few weeks and we have all spent as much time as possible outside. 101 more words


Chicken 201...

The Feed Yard Foodie family entered the realm of Chicken 201 this spring as we started our second flock of Rhode Island Red laying hens. After four years, the first flock suffered “laying fatigue” so it was time to replenish with young birds. 260 more words


Lidl Starts Selling Rooster Meat from Laying Hens

April 2017

Lidl will be the very first supermarket to start selling rooster meat from laying hens. Usually these roosters would be gassed as soon as they were hatched, because they’re bred to lay eggs. 45 more words


A Special Delivery!

We had been talking about making the title design for our blog with a chicken, I was bummed at the thought though because we didn’t even have chickens yet, then this evening my son and husband came home from the bus stop with a small box that made little peeping sounds!!! 248 more words

Chicken Keeping

Big changes at Garybuie

2016 was a very difficult year.

Some of you may remember that my dad came to live with us five years ago. Over the past couple of years his health began to fail and he became gradually more dependent last year. 329 more words


Chook Adventure

For the uninitiated, chooks are laying hens here in Australia and our adventure today involved bringing four point-of-lay hens home to add to the egg population as well as (hopefully) kick starting our older girls into some activity. 292 more words