Category: Animals

Sweet Sleepy Grayson

This is my sweet kitty last CHRISTmas time. He loved to snuggle and sleep on the CHRISTmas blanket by the tree. We have had a hard time finding a tree this year. Our normal tree place doesn’t open till the 1st and our tradition has always been to get our tree the day after thanksgiving (any one else do this?). But this year hubby was working … Read More Sweet Sleepy Grayson

Memories of September

Last September we were able to go to the lake for a little vacation with my folks. It was actually one of the most relaxing vacations since our honeymoon over 10 years ago. Our boys came. Our lab/healer mix wanted nothing to do with the water or boat. We barley got him on the double decker dock. Yet our terrier mix Chase absolutely loved everything … Read More Memories of September

Late Summer Update

Our little piece of God’s earth is trying to keep up with the change in weather from bouts of rain to dry humid heat. The grass is good when we get some rain and the chickens love all the bugs… The birds are still having babies and one mom has taken over our smaller birdhouse… Inside I am trying to keep up with the … Read More Late Summer Update

A look back cat

I was going though some old pictures last night and came across ones of baby Grayson… He had his 3rd birthday this month and I can’t believe he used to be this small… Any could fit in one of my hands when we first got him… He was such a small and snuggly little baby… And he has grown to be a long lean … Read More A look back cat

Summer grass

I am so glad that the summer grass has come in and the chickens have plenty of fresh, green, healthy, grass to forage in. Happy chickens=healthy chickens=good eggs 😉

Happy Happy Chickens!

The grass is back, the tress are coming out, the flowers are blooming, and the chickens are happy. Yet its either hot and humid or were having thunder storms and tornado warnings… I am not sure what season to call this, its not spring, or summer… I think I will just call it crazy!

Back to business…

The snow is starting to melt and the girls are enjoying getting back out to forage They are enjoying being out in the parts of the yard that are free from snow And finding bugs that are coming out now that the snow is melting I am happier because I am getting more eggs They are much happier now that they can be out … Read More Back to business…

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This looks a little more like spring…

A few weeks ago my friend and her father got a new mama goat and her two kid goats. A little boy… And a little girl… They are so cute. I just love baby goats. They are probably one of my favorite, if not my favorite baby farm animal. Come on how can you not love this face… They got them to keep in … Read More This looks a little more like spring…

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First Day of Spring… I think NOT

So “they” say yesterday was the first official day of spring. Well at our place yesterday and today looked something like this… Not that I am complaining as it was the only good snow we actually got this whole winter. Hubby and I were both home, no thanks to my county job. They were too cheap to let us off in a foot of snow … Read More First Day of Spring… I think NOT

Sad News

It’s official… we have a fox 😦 We have been pretty lucky here that predators usually stay away because the dogs are in with the chickens off and on all day and until bed time). The smell of the dogs and us usually keep them out of the fenced in area we have for the dogs and chickens. But not this fox… Sunday night we … Read More Sad News

Flowers and Fun

Been a busy week around our place. Chickens are happy and hopefully laying more on a more regular basis. The dogs and cat are happy with more sun than rain. Flowers were enjoying the rain and are blooming like crazy now in the sun. Got a fun comment on my last post from the UK, its neat to learn about other areas of the … Read More Flowers and Fun

Little eggs Big eggs

Two of our middle chicks are laying and their eggs are still small and cute. Here are the first 8 baby eggs… we have gotten a few more since this. To show you the difference from our older girls here is a comparison. The eggs in the back of the carton are the older girls and the ones in the front and in front … Read More Little eggs Big eggs