Welcome Quaker and Charlemagne (Charley)
Well, after an annoying snow delay, today is the day we're supposed to pick up our two new girls. They are 19-week old Red Sex-Link pullets and should be ready to lay very soon. After careful consideration we have our two names: Quaker and Charlemagne (Charly). Thank you to our name contributors Matthew Roytos and … Continue reading Names picked…today’s the day!
Spring weather, with bouncing temps and lots of variety with regard to precipitation, has my mind reeling with plans for expansion. Pulling out some overgrown evergreen bushes, and one of and failing pear tree, adding some fruit trees in their place. Adding another row to the garden, giving us another 50 linear feet, with trellis. … Continue reading Got the itch
The girls had a treat today scavenging and digging for worms as I started getting their digs ready for two sisters coming later this week. The snow pushed our timeline off by about two weeks but we'll be ready!
Well tomorrow we're expecting 2 - 4 inches of snow. Tuesday we're expecting a nor-easter, but today was, out of principle, putting up the egg tree outside. I hadn't done it the last two years and NOTHING was getting in my way this year! So up to the attic with the bat poop I found … Continue reading My Sweet Little Egg Tree
Thank goodness Erik was able to get the rest of the tree down yesterday without incident! Of course it would be calm when he was on the ground but as soon as he got in the neighboring tree strap the one coming down the wind started; nothing too horrible, though. I took pictures; however, the ones … Continue reading Without incident!