2020 was the year of an unprecedented modern-day pandemic, but to me it was a year of dealing with things that I faced. It was a year of promise and hope rising in the face of uncertainty and failure. There were a number of things that didn’t go well. The risks, the unknowns, the financial … More 2020 Homestead Report
The last batch of chicks for the year (last year) hatched in November. I had already saved up eggs for hatching, and was particularly keen for some elusive Tiggywinkle babies. The day I found out for sure that I was pregnant was the day I had to decide whether to start these eggs in the … More A Few Crazy Chicken Months
Merry Christmas friends! Or should I say Happy New Year now? The days are flying by so fast. I had great intentions of putting up Christmas decorations way back in November, but it didn’t quite happen. The Little Fulla got excited every time a new Christmas decoration slowly appeared. And you’ve probably seen how much … More A Brined Christmas
I’m sure everyone wants to know what the chicken election results will be. There’s been no clear top hen since Paris left. But first, we need to catch up on the rest of the chicken situation. The Teenager Department All Winston Cheepers’ first sons from the teenage batch that hatched in winter were culled. Because … More But When’s The Election?