There's no better stress reliever than spending some quality time with a flock of chickens. It's my go-to activity after a hard day. Sitting on the soft grass while chickens mill around me, scratching for worms and chattering amongst themselves is so soothing. Bringing my trusty Nikon ... Read More about A Bird’s Eye View: Spending Time with Chickens
It's been four months. Four months that I've been trying to sit down and write this post. Four months that I've been kicking myself for not blogging about all the amazing things going down on our homestead. Four months since we started raisingÂ ducks on our woodland homestead. I meant to write, ... Read More about Raising Ducks in the Woods
If you bought chickens for the fresh eggs and quickly found yourself pampering them more than your dog, this post is for you. We've been keeping chickens for years, and we have a lot of friends that keep chickens. Our plan from the start with our birds was to raise them for their eggs and when ... Read More about Turn Your Chickens into Pets in 5 Easy Steps
She's fluffy, she's saucy, she's hyper, and she never ever stops pooping. She's Dolly, my English Angora rabbit. Dolly came into my life due to an unhealthy adorationÂ of all things knitted. When you knit as much as I do, buying yarn week after week gets to be mighty pricey. I started ... Read More about Dolly: An Angora Rabbit Tale
We have several new additions to our little urban homestead! I wanted to hatch out some more chicks this year to add to our flock, but we can't have a rooster here in the city, so we needed to score some hatching eggs elsewhere. We used shipped eggs last year and the majority of them didn't ... Read More about Meet the New Chicks on the Block!