Category Archives: chickens

2016 In the Garden

This year in Southern Ontario it has been HOT!  No rain, but SO HOT.  I wish that it would stay like this forever. The garden is doing very well.  The Brussels, broccoli and cauliflower are the only plants not enjoying … Continue reading

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Chicks Love Piggybacks!

She is growing so fast (please let her be a she).  A few pics: Biological Mom:  Dolly Part-Hen named for her “wig.” We are hoping for the same bouffant hair-do on the baby.  Bio-mom is not allowed near the chick. … Continue reading

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Our First Baby Chick!

Hubby decided a few weeks ago that he would candle a few eggs & see if we could spot anything. So, we left a batch of eggs in the hen house under a couple of the broody Brahmas. After a … Continue reading

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Chicken Swap, Surprise Addition to the Family & a Pretty Trailer

Well, its been a busy few weeks. This is the laundry list of all of the projects on the go & nearing completion. It’s a bit boring – you may want to skip down to the next paragraph for the … Continue reading

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A Friend (sort of) for Zowie

Meet Debbie Hairy, the newest addition to the coop. Zowie Bowie the ginger Silkie needed a buddy…  I found Debbie Hairy at a farm that produces eggs for Hockley Valley Resort.  Debbie is hilarious.  Of course she has nothing to do with … Continue reading

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Chickens, a Mink & a very sad end…. and a new beginning

We went to a poultry/bird auction 2 weekends ago to buy three or four new hens to fill up my DH’s coop addition.    While I was looking around for the specific hens that he wanted – he was falling in … Continue reading

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We Call Him the Chicken Whisperer

While I am busy gardening my husband is busy pulling apart hardwood skids that he brings home from work to make the world’s heaviest & cutest chicken coop. I’m very proud of all of his hard work. All of the … Continue reading

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Rockton World’s Fair & Oktoberfest

It was a busy Canadian Thanksgiving weekend.  Sunny and 26C – absolutely gorgeous so we decided to go to the Rockton Worlds Fair on Saturday. There are quite few fall fairs around right now. We picked this one because the chickens were … Continue reading

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