Category Archives: Chickens

Moving Day…

Spring is slowing peeking out and we are starting to move the chickens from their winter housing to their gypsy coop.  We will put the chickens to work prepping the garden beds and then as the pastures green up move them … Continue reading

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Pullets

Our new flock of pullets will start laying their first eggs any day now.  So we have been prepping the chicken coop with new nesting boxes. Isaac loves any reason to pull out his tool belt and hammer.

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More chicks….

It’s an exciting time around the homestead when we have new babies.  We had three chicks hatch last night and several more working their way out of their shells today.  The kids love running over to the incubator throughout the … Continue reading

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My New Laying Flock…

Well, in six months they will start laying eggs.

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Favorite Chicken Recipes…

We finished processing the chickens this week so this weekend is the last chance to pick up some fresh chicken.  Frozen chicken is still available too.  With all this delicious fresh pastured raised chicken filling our dinner plates, I thought I … Continue reading

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Pasture Raised Chicken

During the beginning of April the boys and I took a trip to our local post office to pick up a very noise package of day old chicks.  We brought them home, gave them all a drink of water, and settled them … Continue reading

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Chicks….

Always something new and exciting happening here on the farm.  We had a bantam hen that was broody and had built herself a nice little nest in the coop. She had been sitting on her eggs like a good mother … Continue reading

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