It’s been such a delight to watch the chick’s personalities take flight. (hehe, pun intended) We’ve had some incredible weather lately so the chicks got a little outing that they weren’t too sure about at first. After thirty minutes or so, they were exploring, taking dust baths, and nibbling grass. To combat brooder boredom, we […]
Three feet long, two feet wide, two-and-a-half feet deep. It’s the second time I’ve dug a grave with these dimensions, and that 15 cubic feet of dirt seems to grow heavier-and lighter-each time. The reality of owning chickens is that they are frail, delicate creatures and hunted by most everything in a country (and urban) […]
Oh the little fluff balls. Can’t get enough of them. Hope you enjoyed the photos! More to come!
After discovering the diagnosis that took out Spike, we knew we could only move forward with new birds that were immune to Mareks or vaccinated. We were lucky to find a local supply store that had vaccinated chicks. We grabbed two Ameraucanas, two Buff Orpingtons, one Barred Rock. So, without further ado, our new girls […]
It’s hard to believe a year has passed since we picked up these little fluff balls that totally changed our lives. It’s been a year of chicks, ducklings, bantam adoptees, sick birds and eggs gallore. Never have I felt so helpless and so enamored with such tiny little things. I never expected so many life […]