Processing Meat Birds With Ease

Processing Meat Birds With Ease

Dear Neighbors, I am going to jot a quick note to get some information out to y’all. Many people have asked how I process my meat birds without killing cones, axes or hot pots of water, all very distasteful things to many. My secret is that I not gut or pluck my...
Goat Hoof Trim

Goat Hoof Trim

Dear Neighbor, Sorry for all the screaming and carrying on that came from our direction, but I assure you, all is well. In preparation for kidding, we gave Jasmine, Cocoa and even Kramer a pedi. Hoof trimming is essential to goat foot health and not doing so can...
December Surprise

December Surprise

WMHH BREAKING NEWS! Miss Scarlett had a sweet December surprise. While checking on Buddy Yahoo, who was convalescing in the Chick Inn after Bumble Foot surgery, Scarlett heard peeping from the upper level. Henny Penny, the ever broody  hen, hatched seven baby chicks....
Recycle Flowers In Nest Boxes

Recycle Flowers In Nest Boxes

Dear Neighbor, If you are like me, you hate throwing lovely flowers away. I found a great use for my faded flowers: nest boxes! Flower petals and herbs make fragrant additions to nest boxes.  Rosemary, lavender and mint are some easy herbs to make your nest boxes...
Egg Delivery

Egg Delivery

Dear Neighbor, I did something I have never done in regard to my chickens before. I delivered an egg! Yep! I went out to check the chicks and I heard  panting and wheezing, this sad little cry, as if someone had a cold.  I peaked over into the next boxes and could see...
Turkey Hatch Update

Turkey Hatch Update

Dear Neighbor, The dust has settled and four weeks has passed but I wanted to catch you up on our turkey hatch that I started talking about in Turkey Egg Rescue. First I have to say: What a learning experience that was! The only hatching of eggs we’ve had here on the...