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Florida Cottonmouth

The snake is dead. It’s creepy and it’s dead. Now you can look closely at it. See the egg? The snake was in the Castle, our largest chicken coop, this morning. While I was busy with email and writing, Farmer … Continue reading

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Sadie On Patrol

Sadie has been on the farm almost six months. She takes being a Farm Dog seriously. Our coops and runs are well-secured with half-inch hardware cloth, but our Farm Guardian Dogs are our best security. Sadie does her rounds every … Continue reading

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Buff Orpington Babies and Big Girls

The babies that Joanna hatched the end of May are getting bigger! The babies are in the South Run/Coop, and the Big Girls are in the North Run/Coop. The two runs are separated by wire so they are used to hearing … Continue reading

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Madeline Crowed

Meet Malfoy. He’s an Ameraucana. He is the largest bird in the West Coop, with BayMax a close second. Yesterday he was on the highest roost in the run, and he crowed. Man and I dashed to the coop to see who … Continue reading

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Day 18

It’s Day 18! Joanna is in her Maternity Suite. Man constructed the Box Suite and put it on the South Coop floor. Because we thought Joanna might not take kindly to being moved, we waited until after dark. We put the … Continue reading

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Born Yesterday

The baby chicks were born yesterday – or for the more literal – hatched yesterday – and were put in their chicky shipping box today. We’re expecting a call from the local post office tomorrow morning around 6:00 AM. The … Continue reading

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Henry

Henry is our new Cuckoo Marans rooster. He is the about the same age as our girl chickens.  Henry is occupying the coop that has been the Little Girls’ Coop. Our intention was for the seven girls to reside together in the Big … Continue reading

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