This morning after breakfast and coffee we decided to die some eggs for an Easter egg hunt scheduled later in the morning with some friends. Eli took charge began organizing the eggs into groups of color.
With all of the gardens and animals that our family has accumulated over the past few years we have a list of chores that we all do together on Saturday mornings to keep up our little place. The plants need to be watered, the gardens need to be sprayed down to keep the insects and
At breakfast this morning, Ricky and I decided that it might be a good idea to add a couple of new hens to our flock since the girls are aging and not producing as many eggs. Not to mention if something were to happen to one, the other would be on her own and as
Big Egg Small Egg, what comes next.. most likely molting. I think that Blanch are Barred Plymouth Rock may be going into her 3rd molt. The small egg, and then the extra feathers may be a tale tale sign that she is ready to shed out of her old feathers into a nice new coat.
Eli and I have been attending a Baby Sign LanguageClass for the past 5 weeks at the Harold J. Ballard Parent Center in Old Town. We go once or twice a week and the class is around 3 hours long. Typically we sing songs, do a little dancing, play with toys, story time, share our
I guess that it didn’t help that there was cat in yard standing at attention in the first garden plot when I noticed that Dorothy our Gold Laced Wyandotte had started seriously molting. Blanch the Plymouth Rock came flying into our patio area as I ran outside to see why the hens were acting crazier
I noticed the past few days that are chickens didn’t have but one egg in their nesting boxes. I though that perhaps they were just taking a break, but after three days I started to get a little suspicious. When they first started laying eggs about 6 months ago, they would randomly lay eggs around
Now that all three hens are laying eggs we were able to collect a dozen eggs to give some away to our friends.
Twas the night before Christmas……. and all through the house, Creatures were stirring, swimming, barking and pecking. That would be our Dog, Judah, His new friend Marley, 6 gold fish, three hens, our 1 beta fish Action Jackson, and his two new friends Tupac & Franz. This Christmas since we decided to stay home, we
All three Chickens are laying eggs. Bringing us to about 15 eggs a week. It took us a couple of days to figure this out because Dorothy, the Golden Laced Wyandotte, is not nearly as vocal as the other two hens. So when she started going through the egg laying ritual we didn’t quite recognize