Have you ever seen a molting chicken? Neither had I. I didn’t realize chickens went through an annual molt. And I think I have the dumbest chickens because apparently they usually molt in the fall…mine waited until January when they could lose all their neck feathers and freeze to death. Chickens aren’t the smartest animals. … Read More Uuuuugllyyyyy chickens. bleh.
For a gardening blog, this season has really gotten away from me. As an end of the season re-cap this is going to be a little different. Here is the end of the season garden photo… Ta Da!!!! Just a few remaining plants. Even though they probably won’t have time to produce anything else, I… Read More Season Wrap-up
Lots of people take their pets on vacation. Not a lot of people take their chickens. I am one of the weird exceptions. We travel a lot to Montana. A LOT. For example, we were in Montana for a month this past summer. I just couldn’t bring myself to ask someone to watch my chickens… Read More The Traveling Chickens
Around now is the time to plant your cool weather veggies in Idaho/Pacific Northwest. If you haven’t already been out there (and as long as your soil isn’t frozen or waterlogged), it is a great time to plant peas, lettuces, swiss chard, bok choy, spinach, beets, carrots, onions…anything that is considered a cool weather crop. … Read More Time to Get Planting!
Well, I did it. Today. I went out and got some baby chicks. I got four. One Golden Sex Link, one Black Sex Link and two Ameraucanas. I knew that I wanted the Ameraucanas and I originally wanted a Red Sex Link. My poor hubby. While I was out today I called the store to… Read More The Chicken Mama