Monthly Archives: March 2011

I’m going to do something I’m going to regret…

So living in a residential area, I’m limited to the type and number of animals I can keep.  Therefore, while I can have a couple hens for laying, I cannot raise a couple dozen chickens for food. I just found … Continue reading

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Chickie house

The Architect and I put together the girls’ house yesterday.  It’s a Chick-n-Villa made by WARE manufacturing, the same company that made the rabbit hutches I bought. It’s super cute and was easy as pie to put together. There’s a … Continue reading

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Garden Update 1.0

I promised an update a couple days ago, and then my brain decided to short circuit and present me with a rather debilitating migraine. For those of you who get those things on the regular, ugh, I feel for you.  … Continue reading

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Chick Update #5

The girls are three weeks old now, and really starting to look less ragged and more like real chickens.  Heart-shaped chickies! And here’s a quick video of the girls in the yard.  Tomorrow, I have a garden update!

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Chick Update #4

  Lucille, Petunia, and Gertrude here.  Norway is out of frame. For those unaware, don’t let anyone tell you that chickens cannot fly.  Oy….

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Some cool photos-

I wanted to share this link of a bunch of pictures from about 1880. http://blogs.denverpost.com/captured/2011/02/23/from-the-archive-frontier-life-in-the-west/2713/

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As an aside…

…I am COMPLETELY baffled at the number of people who do not understand that you don’t need a rooster for hens to lay eggs.

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Blog Award! :)

Lamb over at “Waiting on the Other Shoe” gave me this for blogging my gardening and homesteading efforts! In return, I must award it to three more awesome gardening/homesteading blogs, and they are: OlivYew Farm (I love reading about her … Continue reading

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Why?

I’ve had a few friends and family members ask why in the world I want to farm and grow my own garden, and, eventually, raise and eat my own livestock. Personally, I find it hypocritical of anyone who eats meat … Continue reading

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