1/2 Way to the New Year, Goal Review.

1. Grow our family of animals to be 20 chickens and 50 rabbits without purchasing any new chicks or kits at the store. (Kit is short for kitten, the term for a baby rabbit–cute attack!) – So…we’re up to 24 chickens and have cuddled 32 kits. Al snuck quite a few chickens into our life…

Let’s talk about chicks, man.

Today I started expanding our chicken family to meet one of our 2014 goals out here at Primrose Station. It’s important to us to incubate, hatch, and grow our own chickens for a few reasons. First of all we love the chickens we have, a good mix of different types leaves our egg baskets looking…

On Chickens…

Chickens. Chickens are a great example of something that seems really difficult to do until you actually do it (it did for us anyway). ¬†Every time I’m skeptical about trying something new, I just remember the anxiety I felt when we first got into “chicken ranching”. Believe me when I say that we lost some…