Tag: chickens

Deep winter bedding

Deep compost bedding for chickens is so far one of the most efficient ways to keep a flock warm and comfortable over cold winters. For the sake of ease I will refer to “deep compost bedding” as DCB. We started DCB in our coop… Continue Reading “Deep winter bedding”

Let nature do the rest.

Fall is when the great Mother settles for her time of rest over the long cold of winter. Soil regenerates and the worms sleep. We don’t pull up the stocks of any of the plants, we let the birds pick the last of the… Continue Reading “Let nature do the rest.”

Expanding the beds.

Edger announces food.

Sounds around the barn yard. This is Edger my Brahman Rooster announcing breakfast. He always lets them eat first after first checking it out for quality control.

Life around the Ranch.

Chasing chickens

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… Continue Reading “Eggs,Hens clucking oh my.”