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Mmm Chicken

This is the first run of CornishX destined for the freezer ..the yellow ones, there are four layers mixed in the batch. They are about 3wks behind the feed store had trouble getting them in apparently there was a shortage?? … Continue reading

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Baby Chicks

The hen just hatched out 2 over the weekend..the one with the white spot hatched today. She had 5 eggs so 3 isn’t too bad.

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New hens a laying!

It finally started the little chicks we got last fall have started helping out with egg production! Unfortunately they are more free-rangers then the other birds so now we get to have impromptu Easter egg hunts.. Here is a picture … Continue reading

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Coop Boss plus one

Here he is in all his glory, keeping the hens safe…the un-named rooster. And the plus one. A quick attempt to keep some onions safe from the Guinea hens..last year they didn’t fare so well 🙁

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Bring on the Guineas!

So we finally had one of our guinea fowls go broody about a week or two ago she started sitting on a clutch of eggs they had hidden under a bush… Having “free-range” birds of any type is fun especially … Continue reading

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