Homesteading

Bernie: The Chicken Who Walks Her Own Path

Of all the chickens that have come and gone through our homestead this past year the one that stands out is Bernie. She looks nothing like the "sisters" she came with when we got them just hatched last spring. She is the one with the little white spot on her head....she looked like Bernie Sanders,… Continue reading Bernie: The Chicken Who Walks Her Own Path

Homesteading · Urban Homesteading

Homesteading: Letting Chickens Rest Over The Winter

The argument over letting chickens rest in winter goes back to the invention of electricity and lightbulbs. I don't have a lot of experience with chickens, just a year here and when I was young, I will be up front with this, but I do have a deep belief in paying attention to Mother Nature.… Continue reading Homesteading: Letting Chickens Rest Over The Winter

Gardening · Homesteading

The Pandemic Poultry Story

You ever wake up and freak out that YOU MUST HAVE CHICKENS NOW or life will be off kilter? That was me in March of this year. It just clicked into my mind that we needed to make a decision quickly and quit sitting on the fence about farm animals. I contacted my egg lady,… Continue reading The Pandemic Poultry Story