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 several winters ago after having a heck of a time controllingContinue reading “Deep winter bedding”

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.

Seed Hoarding.

I have amassed a modest stock of seeds for my farmers ark. I’m always on the look out for rare and peculiar breeds of corn. Today I picked up several packets of jeweled corn and a very lusty looking 160 yr old heirloom sweet corn. ( My Grandpa would be proud) I LOVE corn, IContinue reading “Seed Hoarding.”

Quinoa and rice pepper ass kicker.

Today’s Recipe: Quinoa and rice pepper ass kicker.   1/2 cup Quinoa. 1/2 cup rice ( long grain unbleached) 2 cups of water. Bring water to a boil, add rice and Quinoa. Mix in 1 tbs olive/coconut/sesame oil. sir. Add mesquite seasoning if you have it. Chop up 3-6 cloves of garlic, (The more theContinue reading “Quinoa and rice pepper ass kicker.”