Chickens

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Broody Mamas

Broody Mamas

These two broody mamas are sharing the nest these days. Not every day, mind you, but often enough for it to either end in endless cuteness and shared responsibilities. . . or in tears. Can't wait to see the little fluff balls developing beneath them, though! Soon enough... Soon enough. xoxo, M
Balance

Balance

I've been reflecting on titles and labels a bit recently. Maybe it's the transition I'm making as I settle into my new job and introduce myself over and over and over again to people who seem genuinely curious about who I am. . . Or the fact that Kim and I will celebrate a decade together on this journey of ours…
Broody Buff

Broody Buff

I've been frustrated by the fact that I haven't had time to blog about all of the happenings around the farm these days because of all the happenings around the farm and beyond the farm! And so I've been posting to Instagram in a micro-blogging fashion in an attempt to keep up and while it's a nice alternative and I do…
Country Chickens

Country Chickens

Despite my romanticized visions of perpetually gorgeous views with all sorts of beautiful farm animals frolicking about it's becoming abundantly clear that real life often looks a bit different. Case in point: Country chickens. They are a funky bunch. They are brave and stupid. (Stupidly brave?) They escape the coop and get attacked by dogs. When the survive, they're usually…
Fresh Air & Sunshine

Fresh Air & Sunshine

Our White Leghorn and Ameraucana pullets recently made the move from the brooder to a portion of the coop and it's been so much fun watching them explore, scratch around, and enjoy the sunshine and fresh air! We have eight of each and it's hilarious to watch how skittish the Leghorns are and how they then scare the others with…
2016 Ameraucana Chicks

2016 Ameraucana Chicks

It's officially that time of year again! One of my very favorite activities each February is picking out the year's flock additions. So, yesterday, after a long, exhausting day at work, we thought eight chirping, fluffy butted babies would be the perfect answer. They were! We are still looking to round out our additions this year with some white layers,…