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For the first time maybe ever, there was no Easter egg dye purchased in our family. Instead, between our various collections of hens (mine, YC’s, and my parents’), we have eggs in every shade (except pink… the pink egg layer passed away sometime last year). But we have palest blue (almost white), varying shades of… Continue reading Happy Easter!
Some people shake their heads when I tell them my chickens have names, especially after the emotional loss of Georgina-Henrietta and Eloise. But today when I got home from work and school, a bit tired and more than a bit crotchety, three little chicks chirped, flew around their brooding box, and then happily danced under… Continue reading Names
I haven’t posted in a few weeks, and my summer posting has been a little sporadic. I’ve been a bit disheartened garden-wise, after the untimely deaths of GH&E and the temporary demise of my garden (picture a scene from The Secret Garden, before Mary Lennox and Dickon rescue the garden). But I’m slowly salvaging it,… Continue reading Little “Beau” Cheeps (New Baby Chicks!)
Well, we’re one hen down, but two more hens up, bring us to a grand total of four hens. Two weekends in a row we have added to the brood. It seems we just cannot help ourselves. Shasta is the golden girl. She laid two eggs the day we brought her home. It’s going to… Continue reading Chickens, chickens, chickens
Maybe it’s that the fourth of July is right around the corner, or maybe it’s because we’ve now formed a bit of a tradition with barn red and white, but, either way, our new coop is definitely patriotic. We built an A-frame coop, and so far, we are loving it. The underneath of it forms… Continue reading Red, white, and blue coop
Happy day! We are hen keepers again. Introducing Hermione, Hildegarde (Hildy, for short), and Laser. We’ve got a mystery mix (Hermione), a silver laced Wyandotte (Hildegarde), and a Welsummer (little Laser). And egg watch 2013 has begun! Each one is already displaying her quirks and personality. Hildy is the boss (hence the strong German name).… Continue reading Welcome to the brood