Category Archives: Chickens

Chicks!

Getting bigger by the day, the chicks are thriving and learning to stretch their wings! They zip all around their miniature coop in a tiny game of bumper cars. On the warmer days we’ve been having, we open up the … Continue reading

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News from the Coop

Late last week we stopped by our local Grange Coop and picked up a cardboard box containing 30 chicks (chicken chicks, that is!). Spring is absolutely the time to start chickens, and we’re trying to time it so that they’ll … Continue reading

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By the dozen

Did you ever see anything more beautiful in your life? A dozen fresh, glorious eggs after a winter of the brittle shells and lackluster yolks of the store-bought variety. On Monday Sarah Shea made eggs for lunch. As the eggs … Continue reading

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First eggs

Our flock of hens produced their first eggs of the season this week! After a hiatus brought on by the cold nights, a few industrious hens have provided us with a grand total of three eggs. It’s not much, but … Continue reading

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Good eggs are hard to find

Winter is a rest period for the entire farm, including our flock of chickens. White Oak currently has around 22 chickens, after losing one to a fox in mid-December. Winter brings on a rest period for the hens as well, … Continue reading

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