Tag: backyard flock

The Littlest Layers

We are ramping up for the Spring season! Instead of hatching my own this year, I ordered a batch of chicks for my new laying flock this year. It will take 6 months for these to start laying eggs. Once they do, we can expect 30 eggs laid per day!

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Farm Chronicles: Youth in Asia

 A chicken was harmed in the making of this blog entry. *This contains a graphic description of a chicken slaughter.* Dingleberries. Chickens are not supposed to have dingleberries but this one did. Prolapse chicken was once again walking the yard with a significant portion of her guts following behind. I tried to remedy the situation…

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There Are Serpents Among Us…

  My husband is an all around good guy. Bob can build and repair almost anything. He enjoys the work and he has been industriously repairing, installing, and improvising improvements all over the property to make our home more comfortable for our family and animals. He has installed: A water softener and sediment filter so…

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