We had two new additions to close out the weekend: a few more chicks- you just can’t ever have too many chicks a vegetable garden Now, I have come to a good place around how many chickens is too many chickens. According to my husband that special number is 25, which I will agree isContinue reading “Two New Additions”
My colleagues hear all of my daily antics about the farm. I was completely suprised with a small gift on my desk last week. He mentioned he was driving home and was listening to NPR and heard the author of Locally Laid talking about her journey of becoming a chicken farmer. He said it wasContinue reading “Locally Laid- a small gift.”
Today was going to be a pretty busy day since both of the kids had birthday parties to head to early afternoon. As we were enjoying the morning, the doorbell rang and it was one of our neighbors down the street. He introduced himself and informed us that there was a hay auction that heContinue reading “Hay Auction and Egg Update”
One of the unexpected blessing through this farming experience is the wonderful friends and neighbors that have come to my support to share their own wisdom. We are personally excited to now have 4 hens laying eggs. But tonight the neighbors gave us a basket of goodies. The basket included goat milk, homemade caramel, goatContinue reading “The Neighborly Way”
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Chloe delivered an adorable set of triplets (two doelings and a buckling) around 2:00 in the afternoon on March 8th. The kids all got daddy’s color, Chamiose, but they are all look very different. It took several tries to get good photos of these little cuties, but I think it was worth the…
The baby chicks are getting bigger and are starting to get their feathers on their wings and tails. They are 1 week old today. This is the Ameraucana. The younger silkies are almost 5 weeks and really enjoyed the recent nice weather. Bob and Lahaina are not quite adopting the young ones but are niceContinue reading “3/9/16 update”
Nye’s Polonaise Room 112 E Hennepin Ave Minneapolis, MN 55414 http://www.nyespolonaise.com/ For our monthly supper club visit for March, we headed to Nye’s before they closed in April. The ambience transports it’s guest to a previous time where you enjoy the art of socializing and dining. I had wonderful socializing for the evening but theContinue reading “Supper Club- Nye’s Polonaise Room- Minneapolis”
It was a late night with Margaret in the emergency vet hospital. We came home from work and Margaret was struggling with breathing and straining her neck and mouth. She had separated herself from the rest of the flock and was crouched in the corner of the barn. We did some quick checking on theContinue reading “Late Night with Margaret”
We eagerly started out the day heading to the feed store for some new day old chicks. We are proud to introduce 7 new members to the flock. 2 black marans, 2 cuckoo marans, 2 barred rocks and 1 little amauracana.
We have a mystery layer that has given me 2 eggs of gigantic proportions. I finally bought one of those cute scales to weigh the egg.