Last Egg

Eulalia Benejam Cobb (Lali)Blog:  MyGreenVermont.comWebsite:  www.LaliGallery.com...more

When the Days Begin to Lengthen...

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Winter Comforts

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Faberge Eggs

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Prickly Chickly

I posted last week about Esme's sudden loss of feathers and over the week the reason it happened so quickly has become clear - the new ones were just below the surface ready to burst forth! She has been reluctant to be handled during her moult, but I managed to catch her yesterday afternoon and hold her whilst Mr Snail of happiness took a few photographs....more

Don't Tell My HOA We Have Chickens

 We have chickens.  These aren't just any chickens, they are super fancy, fluffy chickens.  On April 2nd, our "little girls" were born.  We drove to Granbury and picked out three little chicks.  After taking the advice of a friend, we chose three different colors (so we could tell them apart)....more

Adding Four More Pullets

The Chronicles of a WannaBe Farmer but Never a Butcher!—by HomeRearedChef, Suburban Mother Hen Thursday, May 30, 2013 Yes...I know...we’ve done it again! To our existing flock of five chickens, we took the plunge (diving-in feet first) and added four more pullets—two Golden Wyandottes and two (white) Delawares, just 1-day old, all hatched only yesterday—for a total of nine egg-laying hens!...more
@Cindyhuber Thank you, dear Amiga, for the visit and your words. For sure I'll see you on FB!!more

An Aviary for Our Chickens

The Chronicles of a WannaBe Farmer but Never a Butcher!—by HomeRearedChef, Suburban Mother Hen Monday, April 15, 2013 ...more

The Hen House Is Finished!

The Chronicles of a WannaBe Farmer but Never a Butcher!—by HomeRearedChef, Suburban Mother Hen Wednesday, April 3, 2013I am adding another page to the chronicles of our latest venture in the life of a “wanna-be farmer”; of raising chickens and all that it entails....more

Chickens Have Come Home to Roost

The Chronicles of a WannaBe Farmer but Never a Butcher!—by HomeRearedChef, Suburban Mother Hen Tuesday, March 4, 2013Chickens have once-again come home to roost. Today we are the proud owners of five, only 5-days old, pullets: three Ameraucanas—each is a different color: dark-brown, burnt-orange, gold & tan, making them easy to tell apart—and two Barred Plymouth Rocks, rather difficult to tell apart....more
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