It is funny watching the little chicks grow into hens. The two Cochin that we picked up are especially interesting/cute because of their feathery feet. The other Hens, lets call them the original cast members, Rose and Blanch are not to fond of watching the little chicks walking around the set. Rose, more so than
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.
It is no surprise to us that the other chicken Rose wanted nothing to with this.
I have been helping our friends build a chicken coop so that they can start raising there own hens and producing their own eggs. The week before I helped them build a compost pile so that they could start composting their yard waist on a larger scale, now we move into coop development. After researching
We celebrated Eli’s first birthday party yesterday at our friends house up the street from us. Nicki, Henry and little Henry have a beautiful home two houses up the street from us with a great big backyard, as far as Southern California beach town backyards go. They invited us to have the party at their
Shade Garden Our shade garden is starting to take off with the rest of our vegetable gardens. This is the the area that is directly outside of our living room where we keep our fish tank and our seedlings. One of the cymbidium orchid plants that we picked up from GG a month ago is
Last Saturday we decided to get out of the house for a little so Lyndsey got on Craig’s List and found a lady that sales water plants out her yard in Imperial Beach. We didn’t quite know what to expect when we got there, but upon our arrival we were pleasantly surprised. Lisa, the owner
Well we almost lost a chicken yesterday late afternoon at dusk. We had our friend Josh over and him and I were both reading books in our living room while Lyndsey toyed around with some chores in the back room. All of the sudden we all heard the loudest screech and cry we have heard