Category Archives: Chickens

What to plant in the pallet fence?

I feel like I’m horribly behind getting my garden plan in order, but I think that it’s still too cold to start planting. Of course it’s 62 degrees here in February and I feel like I could have planted things … Continue reading

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Do you know your labeling requirements?

  In the past month or so, I’ve come across a number of people discussing labeling requirements, mostly for farm produced items. In Virginia, I think we are fortunate that there are many exemptions for the small farm producer. If … Continue reading

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Our chicks’ coop

  Just wanted to put up some pics of the coop we built into our back porch for our chicks who have just turned 6 weeks old. We wanted a natural earth floor, so I put down wire and then … Continue reading

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Almost, but not quite there with the new coop

We worked hard all last weekend, but the wind was a big hindrance to us,¬†especially¬†on Saturday. It was so bad that Mark actually had to drop the sheet of plywood he was moving, it was dragging him along with it … Continue reading

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Our new barn coop

We’ve been having issues with our LGD Great Pyr, Mia, eating our chicken eggs. The fault lies with us, so I can’t really blame her. Our chickens don’t lay in the 3 nesting boxes in their tiny coop, they like … Continue reading

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