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”
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.”
I was done with Monday by 8:30 this morning. I can’t remember if I mentioned Ginger (one of the hens) was sick or not. I know I… Read more “What A Monday”
I was honestly planning that the next ‘down on the farm’ post was going to be a virtual tour of the new chicken coop. But I haven’t… Read more “Spring has Sprung – Down on the (Sub)Urban Farm”
So much for regular updates, NaNo related or not. November has spread me thin like butter over too much bread. (Yes, that is a gratuitous Lord of… Read more “I am alive… I think.”
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.