Finally. Finally!! The massive snow drifts are gone. Temperatures of -30 are a thing of the past. Frost is…well still happening some nights… but less and less. That’s right, Spring has finally come to the north again! The days are sunny, the temperatures are tolerable, and everything is coming into bloom. Along with the more …
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Recently, in another post, I eluded to having a quail project on the go. After doing pretty extensive research, I decided we would give raising quail a try. What initially attracted me to the birds was the claim of quail eggs being better tolerated by those with food allergies and, the biggest positive, that quail …
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I’m not going to lie to you; it’s been toddler tantrum city around here lately! D&K are both getting over a wicked nasty virus that’s been hanging on for 2 weeks now. As D&K get more run down, the timeline from frustration to full-on meltdown shrinks to about 2 milliseconds for them. However, just as …
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LOCKDOWN! That’s right! We’ve reached the lockdown incubation stage of our second set of chicken eggs. There are still 10 eggs going strong; 5 Ameraucana, 4 Silver-Laced Wyandottes and 1 Jubilee Orpington. I did a couple of things different during this incubation: Hand-turned throughout incubation – the incubator we have will only hold about 9 …
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