Tag Archives: Chickens

The New Layer Flock to be..

My older flock is really getting up there with age on some of the hens, I love them and I hope to get another year or two out of them yet, but my youngest hen is three coming four and … Continue reading

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How to get your birds out of a tree!

If you have had chickens or fowl of some kind, it happens to the best of us.. we teach them to come when called, we train them to go into the coop at night, we round them up and chase … Continue reading

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Chickens- Egg production overview 2015- Jan

The intent of working to keep track of this is for a few reasons, in part because this is a tracking year! A) General overview of costs of the hens vs the return impute on the eggs, (I am unsure … Continue reading

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Proof in the pudding, or in this case, proof in nest box.

So last year,  I brought a high quality faverolles rooster at the spring bird sale, I paid a pretty penny for him and I named him Wash, he is a very good rooster, he is great with us, he is … Continue reading

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The New Chicks..

Well so far momma hen has hatched less then 50% of her clutch, the four are doing great,  Momma is still sitting on her eggs and she has now hatched a single chick for three days in a row.. and she shows … Continue reading

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Won’t they make such pretty chicks?!

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Very interesting information from Mcmurray Hatchery in regards to Light Bulbs..

Makes me glad all over that I removed all the non-stick pans in the house, but I will now have to start double checking when we buy our light bulbs for the little barn, so glad I use the in … Continue reading

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Farmgal’s Broody Hen Advice

Farmgal’s advice on “broody hens” Well, I have heard it a couple times in the last little while, either I want a broody hen or my hen went broody and I heard that is rare now a days, that broodyness … Continue reading

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Food Storage Friday- Garden Monday- This and That Post!

Wow, its been a crazy busy week, filled to the brim with great things but by the time I get done, I am crashing into bed and sleeping the dead LOL While this is offically a Food Storage Friday, its … Continue reading

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Got my Grumpy Face on.. Respect me or Else!

Got my back to the wall, got my bedding, and as many eggs as I can cover and the urge to be a momma is ruling me..  Try and take my eggs and I will peek you.. Don’t even look … Continue reading

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