More Butchery

Another round of butchery occurred at lunch today. Our young rooster was becoming a menis to the younger egg layers, “John Snow” our other rooster and the preteens, so the decision was made to end its reign of terror.  I did things a little differently this time around: First was to cage him (only time our […]

Garden Re-Vamp is finally underway

After this week last frost should be behind us, so we are getting the garden ready to transplant the seedlings from the crafts room to the outside world. Last year we tried straw-bail planting. It was semi-successful. But at $4 a bail, limited planting space based on the structure, and then of course the fact […]

What the pork?!

Its been a while since we talked about the little porkers, which have been renamed Jerry (because he not nice like our neighbor Jerry) and Ben (because it matches and he really is sweet, always runs over to get pet)  . I am still in the process of finishing up their pen setup,  partly because it isn’t in its final spot yet […]

Our lil Porkers

piggies

We are pleased to introduce you to “Bacon’ator” and “Porky’Pickins” Ben and Jerry (left to right)… We did have a 3rd little piggy; but we made an amateur pig raising mistake and did not provide secure fencing in one section and lost one to our naturally inclined hunt/kill dog Harley. So we are down to two… How we acquired the […]

Chicken Coup Revamp 3.0 update (to version 3.2)

Our 2016 Chicks

We finally got our chicken coup updated to version 3.2. Which means no more chick stench in our house!!!! I am so excited for this to have taken place. If you only have 6-12 chicks, life isn’t terrible. But if you have the 36-40 we have, your whole house stinks and you wish you had […]