Tag: homesteading

Our First Year in Review – 2014

                    I can’t believe it’s been a WHOLE year on the farm! Actually, I can because let’s face it, it’s been a crazy amount of work, time and effort. But boy, what a way to…

Kittens & Chickens

Most of you who follow me on Facebook or Instagram know that I have two kittens living amongst my flock of chickens. It was a logical place for them to go as the tack shed is kind of far away and not yet equipped…

Deck the Shed with Lots of Game Meat…

Fa la la la laa laa laa laa la…. ‘Tis the season to feast and eat… Fa la la la laa laa laa laa la. Don we now camo apparel… Fa la la la la la laa laa laa. Tote around a single barrel… Fa…

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…