Chickens

It’s Time For A Project – Eggs, Anyone?

June 27, 2011 The Chicken Mama
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This entry is part 1 of 18 in the series ChickensOh, Nancy.  In yesterday’s newsletter, you alluded to my 2011 summer project.  Our entire blog following has been waiting for ONE WHOLE DAY to learn what it is.  I’m a girl who appreciates instant gratification – wait no longer, folks. But first, a small story… […]

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Chicken Coop Update #1

July 6, 2011 The Chicken Mama
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This entry is part 2 of 18 in the series ChickensI must have been a farmer in a previous life. There’s something about a hard day’s work that is deeply satisfying to me.  Don’t get me wrong – sitting on the patio with friends – awesome.  What I’m not as good at is doing nothing. […]

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New Additions To Our Family

July 14, 2011 The Chicken Mama
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This entry is part 3 of 18 in the series ChickensI’ve never had such a hard time writing…. BECAUSE THE CHICKS ARE HERE!!! And all we want to do is watch them. Here’s some pics so far. Info: Sawyer is jealous.  A 17 year-old is jealous of the baby chicks. He’s like, “I bet you weren’t […]

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They Keep Growing, and Growing…

July 20, 2011 The Chicken Mama
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This entry is part 4 of 18 in the series ChickensMy oh my we’ve had a busy week here on the Hobbs’ farm… The coop and run are really taking shape!  The roof is on the run, the sand is down for the floor, and now all we need is a door and a bit […]

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A Summer Full of Chickens

August 2, 2011 The Chicken Mama
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This entry is part 5 of 18 in the series ChickensI can’t get everything done that’s on my list. There.  I’ve said it. I don’t know how the rest of you do it.  How do you read a book?  Take a vacation?  Work full time?  Shop for groceries?  I salute anyone who’s able to fit […]

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Presenting…”Chick-topia”

August 17, 2011 The Chicken Mama
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This entry is part 6 of 18 in the series ChickensSo…the building of the chicken coop is almost complete.  And I’m not dead yet.  Bonus! The ladies moved in last week and have been loving their new digs.  My favorite part is watching them settle into their roost for the night.  We worked overtime to […]

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Chicken Life Update

December 23, 2011 The Chicken Mama
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This entry is part 7 of 18 in the series ChickensNow that all the shopping’s done…..let’s talk chickens! Here’s an update on how the ladies are doing…. First egg showed up right on schedule in mid-November, when the girls were about four months old.  Now, a month later, we’re getting at least five and up […]

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There’s No Stopping Me

April 17, 2012 The Chicken Mama
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This entry is part 8 of 18 in the series ChickensOh my, there’s change a happenin’ here at our little acre of love….   We’ve been doing some planting… We put these trees in the ground a couple of weeks ago.  They were planted as a visual (Very Excellent Husband Don would say visual AND […]

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Goats and Pigs (And Chickens) Oh My!

April 25, 2012 The Chicken Mama
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This entry is part 9 of 18 in the series ChickensThey’re here!  They’re here! I could NOT BE HAPPIER.  Happier than a pig in…..yeah, you get the idea. Doink and Brandy arrived mid-day on Sunday.  Their wonderful owners, Denise and Bruce delivered our new family members with great care, and I’m sure on their part […]

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BEAR in the Backyard

May 15, 2012 The Chicken Mama
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This entry is part 10 of 18 in the series ChickensNancy and I were laughing today when we were talking about Doink and Brandy. There’s SO MANY great stories to tell about the past couple of weeks since they’ve been here. HOWEVER. A picture says a thousand words.  This bear.  Was in our yard.  Earlier […]

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