Category Archives: Chickens

Cooler temperatures – and a deep sigh of contentment!

Well, I’m very satisfied, on so many counts! One is that I finally got logged into my account using this Mac computer … (remainder of post snipped, since I moved it to http://www.organic-homestead-heart.com) LOL – well I guess the joke … Continue reading

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Pumpkins and sprouts

Haven’t posted in a week — I’ve been crazy-busy trying to earn some money. I expect I’m not the only one in that boat. But I have to make time for other things too. 🙂 I’m hoping to start adding … Continue reading

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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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New chicks … again!

Well, my 2nd-best little silkie (Fidget) has successfully hatched another brood. She takes smaller nests than the others. I can usually put 8 eggs under another hen, but this girl pushes them away if there are too many, so I … 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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