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WTF, Chickens?

Back in January, I wrote about the plethora of eggs we’d been getting from our hens. That was two months ago, and the ladies have only become more prolific since then. Since we track our eggs daily, we tend to … Continue reading

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An Exaltation of Eggs

We are getting anywhere from two to four times as many eggs as we did this time last year. While our flock is constantly changing due to hatching, culling, and thievery (I’m looking’ at you, hawks and foxes), our numbers … Continue reading

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Another Chicken Coop

Some days, it seems like we are always building something on applewood farm. When we first started out, the only buildings on the property were the house, the garage, and the tractor shed.  We quickly modified the shed to be … Continue reading

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The Broody Hens Are Ruining It for Everybody

So, the broody hens are ruining it for everybody. Our Bantam Splash Cochin, Molly, had been diligently sitting three eggs (which, for the record, were not hers) for a couple of weeks.  Rather than do this in the coop, she … Continue reading

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Farm Menu On Its Way to applewood Brooklyn!

The first stage in the realization of our ultimate farming dream is starting.  Despite the excessive rain, followed by the no-rain-at-all, our crops are starting to take off and hope exists that the garden will flourish this summer after all. … Continue reading

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