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chickens are stupid

[August, 2007] Want to know how do we know our Country Neighbor was an angel sent by God to keep us humble? Because she agreed to watch our animals, including our first batch of chickens. For a week! What transpired during our absence can only be described in her words. This is when we learn our first ever "Life on a Farm" lesson: Without a doubt... Chickens Are Stupid. Batter up!!! [more...]


publicly schooled chickens

[March 2008] There's a reason I called my chicken news e-list, Ditsy Chix. It was determined early on, after our Country Neighbor graciously submitted to watching our animals in the Summer of 2007, that "Chickens Are Stupid." But nothing prepared us for the batch of Leghorns, incubated in public school classrooms. Our amazing and eye-opening story begins in the Spring of 2008. [more...]


polish for a weekend

[January 2009] Our first attempt at feeding out and butchering a couple of pigs was a success. And the icing on the cake came in the form of Jessica getting an invitation to an authentic Kielbasa Making Party at her Aunt Julie's. Brave girl. Real casings! Tasty results! [read more...]





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