Farm

End of Chick Season

Our last batch of chicks just hatched, and since Mama Hens (two hens are Co-parenting) will raise them it’s time to start focusing on the next farm project. Over the past 6 months we have hatched over 100 chicks and bought 28. To some that sounds like nothing and to others it sounds like way …

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Farm

Just a few thoughts

When I was little, I wanted to be a vet. I loved animals and wanted them all. Then I volunteered at a vet’s office for a morning and a dog died. I realized then I didn’t want to be a vet. It wasn’t really the dog dying that made me realize it, but it was …

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Chickens Farm

Home Processing

This Saturday, we set about the hard task of processing, aka butchering, all our extra roosters. This was our first time and it was certainly a learning experience. We had hoped to get it finished quickly, but 26 roosters took us about 8 hours. (If TSC hadn’t given us roosters instead of the pullets I …

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