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Continued Progress

Over the last few days I have continued to work away at the fence and other chores.  I have managed to get two sides of the new pasture fence stretched and hung, that leaves just one side left.  I did, … Continue reading

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Good Wood, Dog Crate, and Peeing in the Car

I think I had mentioned that I am planning on trying my hand at grafting some apple trees this year.  I have already ordered root stock.  A local orchard was kind enough to give me free scion wood if I … Continue reading

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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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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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Is That an Egg in Your Pocket, or are You Just Happy to See Me?

Easter Sunday I went to morning Mass.  Nothing out of the ordinary, right?  Helped out greeting, talked to some friends and then I was off.  Before heading home I needed to drop off my dad’s miter saw and some bags … Continue reading

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Missing Eggs

This fall and into winter we were getting very few eggs.  I know that when the light gets short hens lay less, but it was vexing to me.  Today when I was getting some hay for the sheep I found … Continue reading

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Eggs

I haven’t mentioned much about the chickens lately except to say that I have been trying to keep them with liquid water.  They don’t much like the snow and prefer to stay in their coop.  The younger chickens I bought … Continue reading

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I Need One More Thing on My Plate

So I figured I should add something. After all, I’m not nearly busy enough. A little back story, I regularly check the “free” and “farm and garden” sections of our local craigslist. Recently I saw a listing for free rabbits … Continue reading

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