Demolition is kind of thrilling, but you can’t just keep destroying things forever. After lowering the dirt level enough beside the concrete pad and removing the bottom bits of rotten fence, it was time to assemble the new chicken coop. It wasn’t really just a two-person job, but somehow, The Husband and I got all … More The Demo Project: Let’s Build Something Instead of Destroying Everything
Things are mostly good with the chickens. But, as has been the thing of late, there is good and bad. All the young chickens are well and 14 weeks old (16 weeks for Josephine and Juliette), with no sign of Mareks for the second hatch in a row. Yay! I think I really did start … More How Are The Chickens Doing?
There have been a number of movements within the flock since my last chicken update. The seriously egg-eating sisters, Kitty and Georgiana are no more, leaving just Frodo and Lorelai from the old flock. When I started to think that most of the 14 youngies were boys, I asked The Husband if my Christmas present … More Three French Hens?
The first little cockerel outed himself the day after my last blog post. And it wasn’t who I thought it would be. I was most surprised to discover the darker grey Australorp standing on top of the feed box trying to crow. I thought he was a girl! I thought all the Australorps were girls. … More A Cock Crows, Three Times