Category Archives: Chickens

From Scratch-Home Made chicken food- an easy, healthy alternative to commercial feed

Since moving to the farm three years ago, I’ve completely changed the way my family eats.  Gone are packaged, processed foods, chips, and anything junk like.  We eat a lot more fruits and vegetables, whole foods, only local and in … Continue reading

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Here a chick, there a chick…

The chicks have started hatching here! We got 11 last week, Black Copper Marans, Olive Eggers, Buff Polish Frizzles and Mille Fleur leghorns! My son, who’s almost 20, is visiting this week. Getting some farm therapy before heading back to … Continue reading

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An analogy, of sorts

I have roosters. A bunch of roosters. Near the end of winter, I started up a teeny, tiny micro hatchery (me, 2 styrofoam incubators and about 90 eggs at a time; MICRO).  I have some really nice laying hens and … Continue reading

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My new office

After 4 years, I have officially closed the doors on my organizing business.  As of May 31, I will be devoting 100% of my time to homesteading and running an educational farm in Peaceful Valley.  In the weeks since I … Continue reading

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A word about eggs

Lately I have had some really interesting questions about chickens and eggs. Some from kids, who might be expected to not know the facts, but even from adults. It just goes to show, again, how far away from our food … Continue reading

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