So. I made a huge mistake. I thought it would be a good idea to let Mokey and her little babies out for a romp in the fresh air and sunshine. The rest of the flock was out prancing through the yard and I figured she’d want to be out…
In honor of Mother’s Day, I feel compelled to share a bit of Little Carl’s brood and what they’ve been up to this week. It’s fascinating to watch Little Carl take care of her chicks. She’s the same ferocious, insane, LOUD bird that she always was, except now all of…
So… just as I predicted, two weeks after beginning egg incubation, one of our hens went broody. Out of our whole flock, this is the one bird that I never, ever, expected to want to be a momma. Can you guess who it is?
We said we wouldn’t get attached. We said we wouldn’t name our birds. We’d read in all the books before we brought home those fuzzy babies that if you ever plan to eat your chickens, you can’t name them. We bought dual purpose chickens so that we could use them…
My name is Meredith. I'm a homesteading artist based out of Western NY. This is a place to explore the goings-on of our woodland homestead, where we are over run daily by projects, weeds, and chicken poop. So grab a cup of coffee, kick back, and enjoy the show!
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