Category Archive: Chicken

Eggs! We have EGGS!!!

Eggs!! We have EGGS!! WooHoo!! We are getting about a dozen a day. We have brown ones, white ones, and green ones. Keep in mind when buying store bought eggs the date on them is when they are washed and at washing most eggs are 3+ months old and buy time you eat them they …

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Again another new chicken coop

Hopefully this will be the last chicken coop/pen addition. Now we have a brooder/hospital/quarantine section, breeding section, and now this new pen which will hold all the birds. Keep in mind thou we do turn them out everyday! Free range pastured eggs are best! This new section actually comes out to approx. 24′ x 52′ …

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Surprise Chicks

We went out to do our normal routine and found this hen. We thought a predator of some sort had got her. We looked and she was just outside the chicken pen when we turned them all out that morning and seen a baby chick. We ran around the pen to investigate and started counting. …

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Cross breed chicken

Here is one of our cross bred chicks. Not sure which hen she came from, but we are for sure our Pearl White Leghorn is the rooster because he is the only rooster old enough to breed. We are curious to see if this chick keeps all of its colors. It has black, white, gray, …

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Predators!

Predators are very annoying animals. We now have cats, dogs, and hawks just all of the sudden attacking our chickens. What to do? What to do?

Upside down Rooster!!

First off unfortunately we didnt get any pictures.   We went to turn out the chickens from their coop like any other day and there was one of our almost 3 month old Pearl White Leghorn Rooster hanging upside down from the perch! Only thing we could figure is to many birds got on that …

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Chicken Exterminators

We love tending to the animals in the morning. They are so frisky and energetic. Here our chickens are let out to get some free range breakfast with a couple of our kids helping/playing. Chickens, Guineas, etc. are great animals to have on the farm. They are our natural and chemical free exterminators eating all …

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Free Range Chickens

Here is picture proof of our chickens free ranging. It is so good for them. The eggs, meat, and chickens health is so much better. Also helps control the bug and insect population.      

Outlaw got his finger pecked.

Well our little Outlaw thought he would be brave and stick his finger in there and let the chickens peck it like Dad does during feeding time or when we like to go out and just give them some fresh grass. Nothin better than a farm kids life.   Here are a couple pictures. He …

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Feeding time!

Feeding time for the birds. They are piling up at the door. We have the chickens and guineas eating out of our hands. They are so entertaining.     Here you can see them awaiting us at the door. We have to be careful where we step or else the will be under our feet. …

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