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Category Archives: Chickens
This morning when we hit the traffic jam in Northern VA, we pulled up behind a car with one of the greatest license plates, ever. “OHH MAN”. Very appropriate. We finished early today so I was able to almost finish … Continue reading
Last night when we came home from church, Bonney was dragging her tie out cable and anchor across the driveway. She had pulled the anchor out of the ground, over, under, or through the electric fence, and across the yard. … Continue reading
I saw something interesting while moving the chickens this morning.
After finished a new chicken tractor for the Freedom Rangers this morning, I got back to the chicken plucker. I made a couple stupid mistakes along the way and basically had to start over. That’s what I get for trying … Continue reading
The Freedom Ranger chicks are draining their 5 gallon waterer by early afternoon, and will soon be eating an entire feeder full of food each day so it was time to build more feeders and waterers. Since I’m making them … Continue reading
When I bought 50 meat chickens, I started to think very seriously about how to butcher them. In the past, we’ve butchered 10 or 15 at a time, skinning the birds instead of plucking. If they’re young, they skin easily. … Continue reading
Yesterday was the annual Route 11 Yard Crawl, so named because we could have crawled through peoples’ yards faster than we drove down Route 11. Hundreds of yard sales were set up along the 50 mile stretch, selling everything from … Continue reading
The rain came down… …and the tree limbs crashed.