Category: Chickens

Farm Happenings and Catch Up

Hello all, Sorry for the recent absence, I was off in Alaska land enjoying time with friends and the beauty that is the North. I thought I’d share a catch up post as we have been very busy on the farm. Before I left…

Goodbye Gerty

Yesterday was a rough day on the farm full of mixed emotions. I got my first egg and I lost my first hen. Gerty had started nesting a few days ago and I started to anticipate the arrival of the first egg on Canadian…

Chicken Guard Dogs in the Making

August is officially here and we are closing in on the one year mark of my arrival in Canada. My goodness, for a season that doesn’t last very long, summer sure has kept me on my toes. The chickens have been continually running my life…

Too many Dicks on the Dance Floor

Well, it’s official. We have a major cock problem here at Canadian Acres. My hopeful wishing that our rooster Dick was the only of his kind in our starter flock of 14 has proved unrealistic. The count is now at 6 cocks, 8 hens….

Chicken Mania

Well, it’s official. I have a fever and the only prescription is more chickens… Just kidding… kind of. The easter eggers and olive eggers are enjoying their new home in the coop and the outdoor run. The only problem we’ve encountered is a daily…