Monthly Archives: August 2014

Standing guard

Our chickens are temporarily free to range the entire property, rather than just their usual amply large run. These three hens have ventured quite far from the regular chicken area, and Bucky the rooster came with them for protection, I … Continue reading

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Bath time for turkeys

Like chickens, turkeys clean themselves with “dust baths”. Dust is a euphemism here, this bath actually involves fluffing themselves around in the dirt. Our turkeys have been adventuring around the property a lot lately, and this morning they are out … Continue reading

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Goats as Brush Mowers?

Just how well will goats clear brush? As we’ve previously mentioned, brush clearing was our primary objective in getting these goats (although we now see a dairy goat in the not-too-distant future). This is what the latest section of woods … Continue reading

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