From Fort Collins, we drove south about two hours through Denver to a small town called Elizabeth to visit my very gracious aunt and uncle. They own and operate a 220 acre horse ranch called Ochs Spirit Equine. It’s located in the rolling foothills of the Rocky Mountains. We only stayed for one night, but I… Continue reading Ochs Spirit
My dad, he’s the greatest I tell ya, came over and helped me build a run for these 10 chickens. The coop is getting too small, and they can’t totally free range un supervised yet because of 1. Predators, 2. Willie Mae, and 3. They can still fit thru the fence. We mostly used wood… Continue reading Chicken run
We bright home the 4 chicks from my daughter’s class! I brought them home and was checking each of them out. These ones were pretty squirrelly…but I guess that’s to be expected after being in a classroom with 26 Kindergarteners for 2 weeks. I would be squirrelly too! Kindergarten teachers are angels straight from heaven.… Continue reading Slowly adding chaos
So, chickens grow fast, by the way. Like, really fast. We need to get things girls outside because they were starting to stink up my kitchen and out grow the brooder, not to mention the fact that I’m getting 4 from my daughters class! I acquired a small coop from one of my neighbors, in… Continue reading Got a coop!
We had a pretty bad storm the other day and our power went out because a tree went down on a power line in my neighbors yard. Country living, I tell ya. Well I went into panic mode! Our chicks were still too small to go without a heat lamp 24/7! I called on my… Continue reading Chicks in cleavage