Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Hawk

Bird of Prey…Somethng to definitely worry about when you are raising chickens.  A hawk came down Saturday morning and ate one of the young chickens.  The hawk did the unthinkable.  It ate the chicken alive.  It tore out its feathers … Continue reading

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Jumping at the Bit

I’m getting very anxious to get into my vegetable garden.  Although the weather isn’t promising today, I’m still getting anxious.  I want to start cleaning up all the leaves and old vines that were left from the summer and fall.  … Continue reading

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In the Carton

when I put my hen eggs in the cartons I mix them up and by this I mean I pick out all different sizes, shapes (yes shapes!) and  colors.  As it gets closer to Easter my hens eggs look like … Continue reading

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Omega 3 Fatty Acids

Did you know that the yolk of an egg is rich in omega 3 fatty acid if the chicken eats a healthy diet enriched with fish oil or meal.  Well our chickens eat a healthy diet with fish meal in … Continue reading

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16 Beans

A pound of beans, 16 different varieties.  I soaked the beans overnight.  Then I boiled them two times, each time skimming off the white foam, which I believe is the coating on the beans that causes gas in our system. The … Continue reading

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Roaming Chickens

How important is it for chickens to roam?  Well if they have eaten all their grass in their penned in area, then they have to get outside and roam and eat grass and lots of bugs.  This is great for … Continue reading

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Coconut Rice

2 cups of cooked white jasmati rice, 1 onion diced, 1/2 cup of coconut oil, 1 cup of shredded coconut, salt to taste, 1 cup of raw milk with cream on top. sautéed one onion in the coconut oil then added … Continue reading

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