I achieved the goal of doing the last few town errands that I wanted to do before the baby arrives. Chicken food – check. Oyster grit for the chickens – check. Light bulbs, batteries and an extra garden hose to more easily clean and fill up the chicken waterer – check. Spare keys for those … More Tumbling Down The Rabbit Hole, or is it The Rat Hole?
The chicken election has been a tumultuous affair. Ever since head hen Paris was culled, ending her somewhat tyrannical reign, the caucus has been in disarray without an elected hen leader. We return to the election trail shortly. But first, an introduction to the youngest members of the flock, the chosen ones from 2020 spring … More The Chicken Election Finally Comes to a Head
Before the crazy hospital weekend happened, here are some things that were going on around the homestead. And a few things since. The Husband is doing better and is back at work, carefully. He is awaiting more test results then has to go on the waitlist for a colonoscopy. But we are ok. And we … More Garlic, Chickens & Dealing With All The Things
I think I won this round of Broody Roulette. Just. I had moved broody Helen Cluck into the big cage so she could sit on some Batch #2 eggs that needed to be moved out of the incubator so the Batch #1 chicks could hatch. The Batch #2 eggs had to go to a broody … More I Think I Won This Round of Broody Roulette