Monthly Archives: March 2016

Not Broody

It seems as though the hens were just playing at being broody.  We had marked the eggs that were being sat on so we lost only a few in discovering this.  It was kind of amusing.  The hens would seemingly … Continue reading

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Pony Sitting

We are currently pony sitting, to the great delight of HB2(Homestead Boy #2).  He loves horses, those tools are his, a gift from his aunt and uncle.  The constant refrain heard around our house these days is, “can we go … Continue reading

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Glowing Green Orbs

The boys have taken to shining looking out into the field at night, pun intended.  Last night when I went out to the barn to exercise I took a flashlight with me and the field lit up with green orbs, … Continue reading

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Broody? One Can Hope.

When we started with chickens on the Homestead it was always my hope that we would have a self sustaining flock.  By that I mean a flock that has a hen or two that hatches eggs every year and I … Continue reading

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Drying Out

Sunday was wet, to the tune of over an inch of rain, wet.  So we are drying out today.  I am thankful that it was rain and not snow, but it does make a mess.  The pasture is soaked, and … Continue reading

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Spring is Springing

The last of the snow has melted and the night time temps are above freezing.  While I know we will have another cold snap before spring is over, I am liking these temps. I have plans to write a post … Continue reading

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