Category Archives: Cages Nests Coops Barns

Rain Rain (don’t go away!)

Well, something almost new here. It’s been raining. For about three days now. Even though everything is mucky and I can’t do much outside, I don’t want to complain, since we’ve been through what is possibly the worst drought on … Continue reading

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Chores, chores

Just trying to organize tasks this week. I have several rabbit does due to kindle over the next week, and the ones that still have family members in with them are going to have the extras removed to their own … Continue reading

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Composting

Our composting has been pretty low-tech to date. Llamas naturally create dropping places where they visit over and over to leave their “beans”. The rabbits are in raised cages so their droppings also fall to the ground below. And we’ve … 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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