Peeling hard boiled eggs Its becoming more and more popular for urban city and suburban dwellers to raise chickens for their eggs. There are lots of good reasons to raise chickens, but fresh eggs from chickens you raise yourself in a humane way is at the top of my list. But there was one problem […]
Legalities of raising chickens in Washington State including recommendations to consider the neighbors, coop size and rules, and tips on lessening the nuisance of chickens.
First sunny day for bees in spring. They are flying like crazy in the warm heat.
Here is an update of the property projects staring our wonderful chickens! So we have the retaining wall all done with electricity and water put in. Wow what a headache the water was! We couldn’t find the pipe that goes from the main line off the easement to our house despite literally having someone dig […]
We have had rooster problems in that we get more than our fair share, straight run or not.
New spring bulbs New crocus bulbs are coming up. Its so cool when all the efforts of fall bulb planting come to life. At the time of planting its a little uneventful to have a spot covered in dirt to show for all your work. But its encouraging and gives me motivation to work outside […]
Here is a video of our little chicks… We gave them a small amount of lettuce and they are so cute running around chasing each other to try and snatch some lettuce for the others. Here are our two latest chicks. I love this picture because its like the older chicks (older by a whole […]
Egg breakfast to die for… Our first 5 eggs from our own chickens… cleaned and ready to eat. We know what these hens eat and how they are raised. These should be some good eggs. Considering the amount of money we have invested in chickens right now (coop, chickens, food, bedding, etc..) these eggs cost […]
Chicken coop is finished and ready for the hens