Egg Production Winding Down

Egg Production Winding Down

With the fall equinox behind us the days are noticeably getting shorter. A month ago, I was shutting the chickens in at 8. Now, they’re in by 7:15. By the time we “fall back”, they’ll be in by the time I get off of work and home, so when...

Itty Bitty Chickie Update: Now With Pictures!

I haven’t posted about the itty bitty chickens lately and when I cleaned their pen yesterday and moved them out of the brooder box and into the playpen directly, I took some pictures. This is the naked neck serama and a frizzle....
Egg Production Winding Down

Freida The Frizzle

My little itty bitty chickens are getting feathered out and to the stage where I can see what I have. The genetics of these chickens were serama (tiny), naked neck, and some frizzle. A frizzle chicken looks as if it has a bad case of bed head, except all over its...
Egg Production Winding Down

The curse of 25 cent chickens…

There’s a ham radio meeting tonight, which means I’ve got roughly an hour and a half between the end of work and when the meeting starts. And, the meeting venus is about halfway to the nearest TSC. I’ve got a coupon I need to use, and I could use...
Egg Production Winding Down

Itty Bitty Chickie Update

A while ago I posted a blog about the “itty bitty chickie” eggs. Well, mid August, they hatched! I ended up getting six chicks, which out of 14 hatching eggs that were shipped, and given how small they were, isn’t a bad result at all. Sadly, the...

SuperDuck On A Leash

Every morning I take SuperDuck out to his daytime pen. Then, because there isn’t any shelter in it, I bring him in at night. (There’s a tree for shade and a tarp in case it starts to rain, but he’s a duck.) Most of the time he’s good with this;...

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