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Archive for May, 2014

An Experiment in Chick Raising: Part 3, Growth

by @ Wednesday, May 28th, 2014. Filed under Chickens

** Rather than do a new post, I’ll keep editing this one to tack on new photos. ** Not much to say with this one, just collecting together some of the meat chick photos. Some of these were in previous posts, but this gets them all in one place. So far I’m still really happy […]

Ducks Are Not Like Chickens

by @ Wednesday, May 28th, 2014. Filed under Dogs, Ducks, Kids

That seems like a no-brainer right? And yet it still came as a surprise to me. Allow me to backtrack. Once upon a time (October 3, 2012 to be exact) I bought a trio of Khaki Campbell ducks. They grew up through the winter, and at one point one of the hens disappeared, leaving me […]

More Rabbits, New Plans!

by @ Friday, May 30th, 2014. Filed under Rabbits

So that plan I posted about yesterday? Already out the window. Hotel didn’t last long in the herd! After I posted that, I got an email from the lady who brought me the buck hooking me up with a friend of hers who had New Zealand / Californian crosses. I emailed her, and she had […]

New Laying Chicks

by @ Thursday, May 29th, 2014. Filed under Chickens

I’ve mentioned in other posts about the new laying breed chicks I ordered. They arrived on Wednesday, May 7. These came from Meyer hatchery. They did not include any extra, so I got the 25 I ordered. Right out if the box one of the faverolles looked iffy, and it died the next day. A […]

The Rabbits Are Rolling Again!

by @ Wednesday, May 28th, 2014. Filed under Rabbits

It’s a rainy day so I’m finally catching up on all the blog posts I’ve been wanting to do! As of my last update, I had 3 frozen kits and doe-bunny was bred again. Following my brilliant naming scheme, this doe is named Golf. On March 15, Golf again had 3 kits. All 3 were […]

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