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Bottoms Up

Bottoms Up

The bugs are always tastier on the other side of the fence.  These are some of the prettier gold laced, blue laced gold, and splash wyandottes remaining after we took some to the local poultry auction.  Beautiful chooks.  We have birds from this pen and some younger...
Enjoying the Life

Enjoying the Life

Spring has sprung and the weather today is gorgeous – sunny, warm, a light breeze and very inspiring to open up the windows in the house, get outside and enjoy the day. The chooks...
The Mega Egg

The Mega Egg

We get an occasional double yolker from our isa browns hens; I’m presuming it is the same hen that lays these.  They’ve been dubbed the “Mega Egg” as they are massive compared to the slight size of the hen that lays it.  Here is a photo of the...
The Chicks Have Hatched!

The Chicks Have Hatched!

New babies have arrived – chicks from the Blue Laced Gold Wyandotte pen and some of my daughter’s Buff Columbian Wyandotte bantams. Here are Bob & Bron our blue laced golds: At the moment the chicks are in a brooder box next to the wood heater as the...
Mid Winter Vegetable Haul!

Mid Winter Vegetable Haul!

I think the raised beds help keep the soil warm in our cold winters. That makes me worry a little about what will happen to the veggies in summer, but we’ll just have to see when the time comes… Wyandottes in the...