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Life and Death

Blog: JustPicked Farms   -   Monday March 22, 2010   -   By Cheryl

March 22 Life and Death This week has been dramatically eventful at JustPicked Farms.  Last week while I was at work, my daughter called to tell me that something had killed two of our free-range hens.  She didn’t see what...

Cold Weather and the hens and spring plans

Blog: Kelvin Grove Farm   -   Saturday December 12, 2009   -   By Smiokey Joe

This was one of those mornings I'd rather be in bed, but lucky for me I have a fur coat.  We started a little late today.   Peggie and Lauren went to the high school playoffs at the dome in Atlanta and didn't get home 'til late.  They were...

We are still shipping Day Old Chicks - Layers by S...

Blog: Fertile Chicken Eggs | Chicken Egg Incubators   -   Thursday November 12, 2009   -   By Suzie OConnor

We still have day old Rhode Island Reds and New Hampshire Reds chicks for sale.  Order your chicks today and have fresh eggs by this spring.   Anyone looking to do a fun and easy science fair project?  We have the perfect project for you -...

Want Fresh Eggs But Don't Have the Hens? Well you...

Blog: Fertile Chicken Eggs | Chicken Egg Incubators   -   Wednesday October 07, 2009   -   By Suzie OConnor

Just letting everyone know that our Rhode Island baby chicks have arrived.  They are all pullets and healthy looking.  Always wanted your own fresh eggs in the morning well here is your chance, order you chicks today and have eggs by spring get a...

Living Wreath Fun they will last for years with n...

Blog: So Succulent Gardens   -   Tuesday August 25, 2009   -   By Blossomfarm

  I have been keeping myself busy with creating living wreaths from plants that tolerate neglect....  I am planning to try herbal plants - but I feel that they will need much more attention to keep alive...  I am hoping to have them ready...

Chicken World Grand-Opening

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Thursday August 13, 2009   -   By Chris

We finally finished the general building of the new chicken coop/outbuilding.  There are still some things left to do, though, like add siding, roofing, a step, maybe a window box with some flowers... But we have moved all the meat chickens and some...

Sensational Winter Hardy Succulent Wreath Easy Car...

Blog: So Succulent Gardens   -   Tuesday July 07, 2009   -   By Blossomfarm

A tapestry of sensational succulents, will last for years. Use as a wreath or as a table centerpiece. Handcrafted nine to eleven inch sphagnum moss wreath - the actual size with plants is over 11" in diameter. Planted with winter hardy living...

A Pilgrim's Progress

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Sunday June 21, 2009   -   By Chris

Well, it threatened to rain all day, but only spritzed a little bit here and there for a couple of minutes.  So, my work crew (see photo 1) and I got lots accomplished on the new chicken coop/shed. We managed to get the end rafters up and we...

Happy Mother's Day

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Sunday May 10, 2009   -   By Chris

Happy Mother's Day to all the Moms out there!  From their protection to their nurturing to their unconditional love, it is our Mothers who help us to become who we are today.  Thanks to all of you! Here are some shots of a wonderful mother...

Does your MOM like to MURDER ------------------- ...

Blog: So Succulent Gardens   -   Wednesday April 22, 2009   -   By Blossomfarm

Create a tapestry in a pot with sensational succulents! The plants have a way of capturing the imagination with beautiful flowers, and interesting foliage and textures, making them irresistible additions to the sunny, well-drained garden. Because of their...

Spring Chicken (and Turkey and Goose...) -- And Wh...

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Monday April 20, 2009   -   By Chris

At last!  Click, click, click.  Tap, tap, tap.  Peep, peep, peep! Hey, what's that sound in there? Hey look!  That one is trying to escape!  Quick, catch it!   Here is our nice, clean, and...

Thick with Chicken Coops

Blog: Hurricane Farm   -   Monday April 20, 2009   -   By Chris

It has been a busy several days here.  With school vacation last week, there were lots of projects to finish up, continue, and start. Erica and the kids were able to get all the seeds started in a small indoor greenhouse, we tilled the garden...

Our recommendations for feeding laying flocks.

Blog: Twin Creeks Farms- Wesley Stephens and Bethany Stephens   -   Tuesday February 03, 2009   -   By Wesley and Bethany

We have had a lot of questions about what our customers should feed their laying hens after they purchase pullets from us, and here are our recommendations. We use a good quality starter feed of approximately 20% protein until chickens reach about 16-18 weeks...

Spectacular January

Blog: Wingshadows Hacienda   -   Saturday January 17, 2009   -   By Lynne & Bruce

We are blessed! While the majority of the U.S. is buried in snow or temperatures so low that breathing is difficult, here we are with 80 degree days. Unbelievable! Every living thing is bursting with life in this magical weather. The trees are in bud,...

Frostbite

Blog: The Call Again Farm Journal   -   Saturday December 06, 2008   -   By Laura

As all of you regular readers of this blog know, we got our first chickens ever this year and been letting them go outside of their coop almost every day. They have such fun, digging under snow and leaves to get at roots and grubs in the soil. I knew that...

Chickens Eating Eggs

Blog: The Call Again Farm Journal   -   Thursday December 04, 2008   -   By Laura

Yet another problem! The hens are eating their eggs. A few days ago, there were a couple of eggs that were cracked by the time I got them in the house, but I just figured that I had been careless in collecting them. Apparently, though, the hens have a...

Second String Rooster

Blog: Caledonia Hills Farm LLC   -   Wednesday November 26, 2008   -   By Toby

Whew! I think that about says it all. The sun is bright today in our part of the world, which does wonders for everyone's spirits. The dog (well, still a puppy) is getting lots of exercise these past few days. Jeff took a few days off of work to do something...

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