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We Did It, We Survived the Winter!

Summer before last we decided that we needed to get a fish or two to keep in the stock tank. I remember putting a few goldfish in a stock tank when I was a kid and enjoyed watching them grow big. 674 more words


Beautiful Morning

Springtime is so lovely in Sonoma County. This morning the birds woke me with a symphony of sounds and song. It’s a happy sound to wake up to, much better than the alarm clock. 249 more words

What's Growing

Meet the Girls | Lavender Orpington

For my final installment of meet the girls I’d like to introduce to you the Lavender Orpington. Like our Buff and Blue Orpington, Lavenders are large, dual purpose birds with a very “fluffy” appearance. 570 more words


Fingers Crossed!

All seven Cream Legbar eggs appear to be still viable at 11 days into incubation. Roll on Easter weekend!


Blue Orpingtons - Four Weeks Old

Almost entirely feathered out, and all 16 still with us! We’ll be moving them outside this weekend.


Updates - Maple, Mushrooms, and Growing Chickens

Our maple syrup making adventure is over for the year – It’s still prime collection season but we were having trouble cooking it all up inside the house.  816 more words


How to care for a Backyard Chicken Family

If I would’ve known how easy it was to keep chickens, I think I would have started to raise my backyard chick-chick flock so much sooner. 977 more words

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