Tag: Poultry

No Plan B

I don’t think that we ever can really plan for everything. Those of us like me who are worriers, we try a lot. The reality is that you can’t have a back up plan for every situation. I injured my knee at work about…

Farm Made it Better

I will be posting recipes on my sister blog soon, so look for them. I just wanted to share the simply joy of making a thanksgiving that included work from our own farm. It was just eggs, a great many, but the eggs are…

Little Joy

School started so as a teacher you know I’ve been crazy busy. Hence the hiatus. I’m excited share we’ve had our first eggs! And they are delicious next up, the ducks

The Little Joys

I️ got to work on my tack room a lot this weekend. It is a little joy, but it has made me so excited. I️ Will post pictures soon (I️ know I️ say that a lot, but I️ will do it). It isn’t much,…

Purina Problem

I cannot believe it has been 10 days since my last post. I guess this is the time of year where everything speeds up, at least for me. I know that isn’t the case for everyone though, so if it is a hard time…

Thinking Back

With more rain my work has been slowed so I thought I would think back to when I had ducklings and review a brooding method. We read a recommendation to use a bathroom as our brooder because many people with more experience than me…

Specializing

Michael and I are still trying to decide how to specialize our farm. I know I owe you guys some posts on my new horse, and the duck pen, but given that I have been fighting a stomach flu, this is the best I…

What’s Got You Down Little Ducky?

As many of you readers out there know we have ducks. I love them as much as I can considering they view me as a fire breathing death trap. In the last couple of week though I have had a problem that I can’t…

Duck Land

Cooler weather means I have started my projects and I am thrilled. My first project is a new duck pen. Pictures to come. I am wrapping the ducks pen around the outside of my dog fence. They will still have the protection of the…

Soft Hearted Farming

When I decided I would be starting a hobby farm with my husband, I knew I had a weakness. I am soft hearted when it comes to animals. I always have been. So as many of you know we ended up with five drakes….

The Odds Were Not in Our Favor

We wanted ducks for several reasons. The biggest reason is that I love ducks. The other reasons is we were thinking that we would sell eggs. It was cheaper and quite frankly more exciting to go to tractor supply and pick up ducklings. I…

Daisy Duke

We have been anxiously awaiting the arrival of full adult feathers so we could tell them apart and properly name them. To our shock, Daisy is not Daisy. You see, we were told when we rescued her she was a mallard. Except then as…