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El Nino

Steve’s business is so busy now that he could work right up until the ground freezes. So for several months the talisman word has been “El Nino.” “It’s going to be an El Nino year.” “It’s going to be a … Continue reading

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First Egg

First egg! Mark this date: August 12, 2015 (born March 22). Turns out when the chickens chase you around squawking at the top of their crowy little throats it means they’re “broody.” I was hoping that was what it¬†meant, though … Continue reading

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Alpha Chicken

I had such a nice day Thursday¬†with the chickens. Me and Biggie are good buddies and this morning while the other four were busy with the fresh water and feed she followed me out of the pen and stood as … Continue reading

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What is Homesteading?

Recently, more “homesteading bloggers” have been finding my blog. I am pretty sure it was the addition of “backyard chickens” to my entries. A few days ago I read an entry by a young Canadian blogger I really like at … Continue reading

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