You know the old saying, “April showers bring May flowers?” Well, we’ve had April showers AND May showers, and all they bring is mud, mud, and more… Read more “What Do May Showers Bring? Mud. – Down on the (Sub)Urban Farm”
FIRST! Big news will be coming soon – are you signed up for my newsletter? You need to be! Especially if you’re curious about what’s been happening… Read more “Summer Shenanigans. Sort of.”
So we’ve had a project ‘brewing’ for a few weeks. At the beginning of June, I noticed that Henrietta (our hen that internally lays) was broody. It… Read more “What No One Tells You About Hatching Chicks – Down on the (Sub)Urban Farm”
Keeping backyard chickens is full of adventure – mysterious illnesses, likely clostridium perfringens, gout (yes, chickens can have gout), and the best part – fresh eggs.
No, not squashed floofs. Squashes AND floofs. Floofs are baby chickens. That is totally the technical term for them, hush. Squashes are… squashes. Acorn, in this case.… Read more “Of Squash and Floofs – Down on the (Sub)Urban Farm”
Firstly, it started raining within 10 minutes of my post last night, and it hasn’t really stopped yet. And the entire system still has the tropical-storm-swirl to… Read more “Babiesss! (Chickens, that is.)”
Tropical Storm Bill is about to hit us (or his remnants, rather). Fortunately, it looks like we may only get 6-8″ instead of the originally predicted 8-10″… Read more “Chickens. And more rain. Wheee.”
It’s May. I don’t know how. It should still be February, and I can’t tell you how much I wish that I would wake up in the… Read more “When Everything Goes Awry – Down on the Sub(Urban) Farm”
Warning: there is a (single) graphic picture of a chicken with a laceration in this slideshow. There’s no blood, though. Just skin and muscle.