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Preparing For Baby Bunnies, New Animals On the Homestead and More! Week 13 2017

It’s fun day Friday so We’re going skating! After that, play ends and work starts… there’s so much to do! We got supplies to make the turkey run and while we were in town, we ended up picking up our … Continue reading

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Chicks Are Hatching, We’re Starting Seeds and More! Week 11 2017

Oh dear… there was a whole lot of gobbling going on so we went to check it out. We discovered a flock of wild turkeys had come to visit and the next thing we know, the toms are mating with … Continue reading

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Our Chicks Arrived and More!! Week 10 2017

Our chicks arrived in the mail! There was a surprise we weren’t expecting in our order…. This wind!! It’s been blowing non stop for days which has made it impossible to get much done outside. So instead we’re staying in … Continue reading

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We’re Getting Our Rabbit Bred, Candling Eggs and Trying Not To Be Too Suspicious! Week 9 2017

We’ve been wanting to venture into meat rabbits but are unsure if it would be something we’d like to do. Instead of getting a buck we’re taking our rabbit back to the place we got her to have her bred, … Continue reading

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We’re Planning the Garden, Put Eggs in the Incubator and Got a new Beta! Week 8 2017

Made a trip to the orthodontist and while we were there we stopped at the pet shop so Brooke could pick out a beta for her fish bowl set up she made. One of our goals this spring is to … Continue reading

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Our Hens Are Laying Again, Something’s Wrong With Neville and More! Week 7 2017

Neville is still walking with a limp. Can’t decide if it’s an injury or disease… what do you think? We’re combining our flocks and putting them in one coop. We added more roosts and moved nesting boxes over so there’s … Continue reading

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We Ordered Our Chicks, Made Clay Sculptures and More! 2017 Week 6

It was a lovely day so we decided to get some work done on that garden fence. Hopefully it will do a better job of keeping them in than it did keeping them out. Brooke got her sculpture done and … Continue reading

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Turkey Problems and I Skype With Casey James! 2017 Week 5

We’re wondering if or when our goats will kid…. the lizard escapes and clay sculpting begins… Lately our turkeys have started becoming aggressive towards us. All the downed tree limbs we have laying around have come in quite useful at … Continue reading

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Ice Storm Was Short Lived But Left Us Without Power

The first part of the ice storm arrived and it’s looking like it might not be as bad as it was predicted. The temps stayed a few degrees warmer than expected so that helped to not have so much accumulation. … Continue reading

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We’re Prepared But NOT Ready For This Ice Storm

The ice storm is still heading our way. We’re as prepared as we can be but not ready for it at all.

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