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Rooster Roulette

Rooster Roulette is my term for culling the excess roosters in your flock.  I am now playing Rooster Roulette because some of my cockerels began crowing at two months.  593 more words


Yarn Along {with chick}

I’ve made it to the bottom ribbing on June’s Bitty Breezy. We have chicks now–three in all. This is Frost (Coralee’s chick) hanging out on our dining room table with me (& Coralee) this morning. 97 more words


Blogging for GRIT

Like any blogger, I am always looking for a larger audience. I recently started blogging for GRIT in hopes of doing just that. 191 more words


Training Myself To Not Worry About Feathered Creatures

I am sitting here, on my family’s leather couch, leaning over my lit computer screen biting my fingernails. Or what used to be my fingernails. In nine days I will be boarding a plane and flying to London, then Scotland, for almost three weeks. 288 more words


Lots of Eggs! {& babies--some cute, some not-so-much}

It may not be spring anymore in the Northern Hemisphere, but we’re still experiencing a spring-like baby boom on our property. The kids & I ventured up the road to a grassy ditch resplendent with Common Milkweed in search of Monarch eggs. 734 more words


Tues 23rd June 2015: Chickens

I love this picture.  Our ‘Fuzzy Zoeller’ is one photogenic bird.


This time last year: Blackbird Jr. (RIP Blackbeard Jr., who failed to return to the chicken run after a day out in the garden in the autumn.   13 more words


Thurs 18th June 2015: New Chick

Just before the beginning of the month we lent our incubator and some eggs to a local nursery school: yesterday afternoon back came three fluffy little bundles of chicken joy.   81 more words