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around here

A few of my favorite photos from May & the first part of June around here.

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chicken math

It’s been a little over a year since we got our first chickens. Since then it’s been a bit like a math story problem. It goes like this: A family started out with six chicks. Over the next few months, … Continue reading

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the pen

In order to avoid another fox vs. chicken incident, the chickens had to lose some of their ¬†freedom and are now relegated to the pen. We’d been planning to move their coop further away from the house anyway, but ended … Continue reading

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Tira

A few weeks ago a fox took another of our chickens. This time I actually saw the fox coming out of the woods in broad daylight, right at the edge of our driveway, on the tails of two chickens who … Continue reading

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chicken update

Our chickens are¬†a little over 10 weeks old now. They should start laying at anywhere from 18-24 weeks, so we are hoping for eggs sometime toward the middle to end of August. They seem to be doing well and are … Continue reading

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around here

There’s a bunch of blooming, buzzing, & birdwatching going on around here.  

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chicks

We’ve been talking about getting chickens for a few years and finally did it. We’ve had them for two weeks now and they have already grown like crazy. They are in a large wooden crate in our garage staying warm. … Continue reading

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