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Peel, peel, peel

The slow growing madrona tree is peeling. It’s something madrona trees do, and it is what makes them so beautiful. Their bright red, peeling bark, reminds me of my many childhood sunburns. 191 more words

About My Chickens

7 Things I've Learned About White Leghorn Chickens. 

We have 6 chickens all together which are 3 different breeds in pairs, and since my mother in law didn’t buy them sexed it’s been a complete guessing game as to which are boys or girls. 327 more words

Chickens

laying flock

This summer we’re taking a break from raising pastured meat birds and lambs and instead, we’re devoting all our coochiecooing attentions to our laying flock. We have Ameraucanas, Black Australorps and one sweet Dominique (barred bird in photo above). 406 more words

Farm Update

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

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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

Signals

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

Chickens