Monthly Archives: October 2011

Trimming Goatie-hooves

Not as hard as I thought! I’ve seen that the black type of hoof tends to wear very well on the hard areas in the pasture, and so none of my black-hoofed goats have needed trimming yet. But one little … Continue reading

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And MORE fall chicks!!!

And MORE fall chicks! This little hen (I think I’ll name her Rosey, her brother’s name is Randy) has hatched 7 out of 8 eggs as well, 4 silkie eggs and 3 standard eggs. She did it without any extra … Continue reading

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Fall chicks!

First hatch of fall chicks! My best silkie, whose last batch of chicks is only a few months old, went broody and started laying eggs while her babies were still with her. One day she chose a tiny tin washtub … Continue reading

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Welcome and Introduction

Hello readers and friends! Welcome to OrganicHomestead. I’ve been wanting to start a blog for a long time to share the adventures on my little farm. From prancing llamas to snoring goats. Peeping chicks than dash in and out of … Continue reading

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