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Where Baby Bunnies Hide

Betsy, one of the Marans, flushed out a baby bunny that was hiding behind the rain barrel. The baby bunny ran to hide next to the West Coop run wire fence. I was standing at the back of the West … Continue reading

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The Chicken Who Thinks She’s A Cat

This is Faith. You might remember Faith – she was the baby chick two years ago who peeped while still in the egg that had been pushed out of the nest.  Man was carrying that egg with a pip and … Continue reading

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The Garden is Waiting

The garden is ready and waiting for the Spring planting! We’re in Florida, so the spring planting starts in February. Tomorrow we’ll plant radishes, turnips, lettuce, brussels sprouts, broccoli, red La Soda potatoes, and Yukon Gold potatoes. Next month we’ll plant … Continue reading

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Farm Aromatherapy

The house is filled with the smell of peaches. When I lean over the stove to look into the pot, I get the added bonus of a peach-infused facial. According to the National Hurricane Center, there is a “disturbance” in … 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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Baby Chicks Growing Up 2016

Baby Princesses with Princesses watching Joanna’s Babies with Joanna and the South Coop watching The first week in May, we picked up 23 one-day-old baby chicks at the Post Office. 15 of them are Ameraucana chicks, but we call them the … Continue reading

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Sadie’s Retirement

Sadie’s worked hard all of her 12ish years. She studied all her options and decided her best choice was to retire at The Farm. Even though there is a nice comfy quilt in the back of the van for traveling, … Continue reading

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