Tag: olive egger

The first babies on the farm

If you have ever felt the urge to get nothing done in your life, I suggest you hatch chicks under a broody hen. It has been 23 days since I set Josephine and Georgia on clutches of eggs and the last few days have…

We’re Expecting!

And by we, I mean the chickens… Why, what did you think I meant? I hope I didn’t just give my husband a heart attack… It’s been a very cold couple of days here in Northern BC. We’ve been having a winter storm with…

Why I will never boil another egg

As light begins to come back to us through longer days, our gorgeous hens have upped their production of eggs. As of now, we have 8 full time laying hens: 4 olive eggers (green eggs), 1 mixed breed (tan egg), 2 blue orpingtons (light…

The great chicken adventure of 2014

I’m back! Sorry it’s been awhile, I was on a gorgeous 10 day Caribbean vacation with my family loading up on Vitamin D and too much wine (and a little bit of whiskey for good luck). So it’s back to reality for us here…