When I planted the variety pack of ‘green beans’ this is not what I was expecting. Did you know that a child that will not eat green beans has no problems with them if they are unnatural colors? I’m doubling the number I plant next year!
If you’ve ever kept chickens, you are probably aware of 2 things. #1 Chickens like to eat and #2 Chicken food is expensive. Especially if you want healthy chicken food. Especially if your chickens aren’t free range. When you take into consideration that it takes 4 pounds of your very expensive chicken food to make […]
NEWS FLASH! READ ALL ABOUT IT! CHICKEN BEHIND BARS! That’s probably what Rory would have the headlines read. In all actuality friday was our coop-in day, and on that sad, sad day my chickens were unceremoniously stuffed in a diaper box and shlupped off to the fair. Driving there I was frantic because I’d read […]
This Saturday and Sunday is the Washington Poultry Exhibitors Invitational, and I am taking the first steps toward my dream of owning a chicken farm by showing there!! While the big day isn’t here yet, coop-in starts tomorrow, and so today I thought I would kick things off by giving my two entries a nice […]
Sometimes, I just get bored of talking about dogs and want to talk about something else. My husband and I have been talking about starting our own chicken farm, and we sat down to work on a business plan yesterday. We argued about selling points, what sort of breeds we would keep, cost of eggs, […]
Let’s face it, most dogs shed–some more than others. If your groomer pales at the sight of your dog and immediately suggests that you fork over some extra cash for a “shedless” treatment, your dog probably falls into the latter category. The standard spiel for this add-on goes something like this: “We use a special […]