New keets

Queenie, our Speckled Sussex with keet-raising experience from last year, and Black Australorp Auntie (short for anthracite) are taking care of the first six of ten guinea keets to hatch this year… Update November 23, 2012: This morning the dogs Read more ›


Cockerels head to butcher

We decided that the cockerels (young male chickens) had gotten big enough to be butchered (plus we were growing tired of their constant crowing). So off to Muskrat Haven Farm, where they were processed for $3.50 a piece.


We got chickens!

On October 20, 2007, Madeline brought our first six chickens from Waterpenny Farm, where she¬†worked as an intern. She got to choose our chickens (choose = the ones¬†she managed to catch) and transport them here in two cat carriers and Read more ›