Investigating our backyard

Since the weather has been warming up we have been enjoying the extra outdoor space in our own backyard.  During our walks we have discovered some interesting findings. Our first discovery is hundreds of field mice.  During the daytime you see them running about between little holes.  During the evenings you see hundreds of holes.Continue reading “Investigating our backyard”

Winter, spring, winter

With the weather swinging from warm to cold the chickens and kids have enjoyed seeing some grass outside. The kids enjoying the wet backyard. Ringo and Martha have become quite a couple and I have experienced true life on the farm- chickens mating. Martha is a welsummer and is probably the smartest chicken we have. Continue reading “Winter, spring, winter”