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Looks like the aquatic snails have been having fun. Lots of eggs under the Styrofoam harvesting floats is a good sign. I’m breeding them in otherwise unused tubs so that they can give the chooks a little extra meat and calcium. Maybe I can… Continue Reading “Lotsa baby snails…”
This afternoon, I found Mercy, our oldest chook dead in the middle of the run. She was coming up on 4 years old. There were no obvious marks or fluids, no sign of a struggle, so I hope it was a painless death. I’ve… Continue Reading “Bye Mercy!”
Dolores, our new chook, laid her first egg today. In fact, she was so enthusiastic that she laid two (though probably not at once…). They are coloured blue because she’s got Araucana somewhere in her heritage. They’re not quite the tone in the pic,… Continue Reading “Blue Eggs!”
We’ve annual grasses coming up everywhere! They’re in the beds, on the footpath, by the fence – they’re all around! But not to worry…there’s no problem. Some may call them weeds and curse the extra workload that they bring but, in fact, I planted… Continue Reading “Grasses everywhere!”