This is Buffy the Silkie and she isn’t taking any chances with her bird brain, so she wears a helmet for her bicycle rides. And like any classy chick, she scooped out her bangs so she can still look cute in her headgear. Go girl!
Last November we brought home two Partridge Cochin pullets in our group of dual purpose girls because they are a heavy breed (think nice big breasts for incubating), and have a tendency to be both friendly and broody. Being a few months older than everyone else, and already laying, I thought they would be a… Continue reading Risking Her Neck
Today, we’re “cooking” for the chickens. You may refer to it as cleaning out the fridge. Jack is guarding the smelly artisan cheese we’re putting on top of this delicately flavored dish, inspired by all the potential garbage languishing in the back of the fridge. We’re finishing it with some shredded basil (because you can… Continue reading Questionable Queso Casserole
Please do us a solid and take our super-short survey. Just click here – thanks! Even before the first little flock of chicks blossomed in to the frenetic bird herd we call Spumoni today, sharing eggs with others has been something we treasure. Few things are more satisfying than taking good care of the birds,… Continue reading On The Horizon
My lovely friend across the creek and I reached peak neighbor a few days ago when the power went out. Stripped of all wifi, no ability to announce our arrival with the preamble of a call or a text, we had to meet at the bridge and talk to each other. She needed a cup… Continue reading Peak Neighbor
Well, hello! No amount of rain and mud this week can tamp our enthusiasm – Spumoni has finally hatched! What started as a very exciting hobby several years ago has now developed into our little egg farm, ready to feed you.We look forward to providing you with high quality eggs, produced locally, and in a… Continue reading Oh, Happy Day!