Once again it is freezing cold and snowy and now beginning to warm up toward the end of the week. We have yet again been trying to collect our eggs more frequently to not only reduce the risk of them getting broken but also reduce the risk of freezing. However, our chickens have always been … Continue reading Adjusting to the Weather
I am most assuredly not loving this 2015-2016 Winter season. Monday the high was 1 and by Friday the high was 42. Normally, practically in a past life it seems, I would have never really concerned myself with the weather. I was more apt to simply go with the flow, shrug it off, and perhaps … Continue reading Staying Warm in the Winter
I woke up to another beautiful day on the farm. It finally seems like it’s going to stay Winter. While the chicken chores take longer and getting out of bed is increasingly difficult, I wouldn’t trade it for anything. I’ve heard a few chicken owners say that their chickens can’t stand walking on the snow … Continue reading Snow Chickies
I am pleased that Winter finally seems to have made an appearance again. The ground is beginning to freeze and we had to put the waterer heater out for the chickens on the porch. During the last few days of 2015, I also found the smallest egg that we’ve ever gotten, quite possibly in existence. … Continue reading Happy New Year!