Monthly Archives: February 2011

Chick update #3

It’s gorgeous outside so we took the chicks out for a few minutes. Blaze desperately wanted to play with them.  Not that I would ever let her do so, but I honestly think she just wants to play and wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Garden 2.0

Well, here we go! I started some seeds yesterday.  Bush beans, tomatoes, cucumber, melon, peppers, etc.  The Architect and I are totally going gung-ho this year and making a much larger garden than what we had. Bubba and Crash have … Continue reading

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Chick update #2

I went to PetSmart and got about half a dozen tiny crickets for the girls.  They loved them!  Those crickets were all gone in less than a minute. Here they are getting super excited about the crickets:

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Chick update #1

I am absolutely astounded at how fast these chicks grow. …I’m also astounded at the amount of poop they create… The chicks are so cute, and they seem to be getting used to people once they’re held.  They flee when … Continue reading

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The Girls

Excuse me.  I’m a little excited. OOOOOOOOMMMMMMMMMMMGGGGGG CHICKIES!!! Two buff orpingtons and two araucanas pullets.  They have hereby been deemed Petunia, Gertrude, Lucille, and Chaps (as in buttless chaps, since some auraucanas don’t have tailfeathers). I’m going to have The … Continue reading

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Incoming.

My lack of posting has been the calm before the spring storm of projects. Wednesday, I visited a local feed store, owned by a woman who spoke at the Board of Commissioners meeting where backyard chickens were legalized in my … Continue reading

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