It seems like the girls are kicking it in to over drive a bit early, but I’m not going to complain! I’ve been getting at least 18 eggs a day [I got 22 last Saturday!] for the last few weeks. For those of you counting I’ve got 28 hens. 7 Brahmas, 7 Silver Laced Wyandottes, […]
Archives for February 2012
Ever see a picture of a food you don’t really like that makes you think you might decide to like that food?
Some part of me is Irish (I usually say I’m a mix of everything that sunburns!) but I think my love of St. Patrick’s day is about my love for the color green. I’ve never been a pink person, even when I was a little girl! So now that Valentine’s day is behind us bring […]
This is a normal occurrence at my house. If we don’t have turkeys on the deck it’s ducks. (Don’t tell my grandmother!) These are 4 of last years poults. They are the ‘sacrificial’ test group.For those of you without turkeys, chickens can carry a parasite than kills turkeys. So most people don’t recommend having both […]
A crazy thing happens when you raise your own meat. You begin to feel really, really guilty if you waste anything. So after having a lovely hairy roasted chicken on Thursday all the bones and uneaten meat went back in the fridge for soup day. I made stock from the bones and some onions and […]