Farm and Garden

Farm blog

Check out our farm blog. We hope to be adding pictures of our animals there sometime soon. And my sweet Stephen even blogs on it! Our Farm Blog That was fun to put up – I tried making graphics for the first time, and used them on the farm blog.

Lady needs to go

I opened the vertical blinds this morning to see our dog Lady attacking the chickens! :shock_tb: (I need a steam-coming-out-my-ears smiley for here, because that’s exactly how I felt!) I called Stephen, just seething. He told me to let Buddy (our other dog) off his chain. I wasn’t sure how that would help me catch …

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Slaughter time

We’re slaughtering our non-layers today. Well, I say we, but really, Stephen’s going to do it. And the Boys’ Home boys are coming over to “help.” And Charlotte wants to watch. So we’ll see what happens – I imagine it will be more of a show that Stephen puts on that everybody gets to watch! …

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It's done!

Stephen finished the coop today! His dad and brother came over to help him, and they finished it (just about anyways) and put the hens in it. It looks really good, but by the time they finished, it was too dark to get a good picture. So I’ll try to get one tomorrow, but it’ll …

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They arrived!

The phone rang at 6:15 this morning. “This is the post office. Please come get your chickens!” :laugh_tb: So Stephen hopped in the van and went and got them before he had to leave for work. We ordered 25, had a certificate for 5 free, and they sent 5 more to ensure 100% live arrival. …

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Beautiful eggs

We’re making a list, and checking it over, and over, and over, and over… We’re ordering new chickens! Yay! We’ve been wanting to do this for a while, but we’ve been waiting until we finish our new coop first. See, the demand for our eggs is really increasing, and we’re having a hard time keeping …

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