Category: Chickens

Last Wilds of Colorado

When I moved to the San Luis Valley almost five years ago it was an open wild place with horses roaming as they had for the last 10,000 years. Elk , deer and antelope once played plentiful on these lands. Now 5 years later…

The Cost of Egg production.

The average cost for organic pasture- raised- free-range dozen chicken eggs are 4.99-12.99$ Nationally. It is a real surprise when you start looking through your grocery stores egg selection. You have everything from a 36 pack of full factory chicken eggs at 2.99$ yes…

Life around the Ranch.

Living with Chickens 2013…

I over heard a woman at the Farmers market say…”Chickens, they’re a gateway animal to farm life!” I started raising Chickens  in the Spring of 2013. I moved and had to start over…building my second coop.

Flow the HEN.

Chickens…

Eggs,Hens clucking oh my.

Hola, Me llamo Silkie. Meet the Silkie,  sweet egg laying little hen that loves to be cuddled by people. (My sister’s South Western flare on a Japanese Chicken.) I’m getting my very first clutch of eggs today. And I’ve been doing a lot of prep work before I…