Saturday, April 28, 2007

Rain !!

Well here in the Midwest we were blessed with rain , lots of rain about 3 to 4 inches of rain in 24 hours. The
pasture was having a difficult time keeping up with all that moisture and formed several swamps throughout our 11 acres. The chickens don't seem to mind much they just had a ball gobbling up worms and bug stranded in puddles. We love having the chickens free range they make quick work of spreading cow patties and eating the fly larva. We started out last year with 175 chickens and soon the word was out to the local coyote population that they could come here and have a wonderful organic chicken dinner. Soon we were given the thumbs up for a great place to eat and the Raccoons, possums and other wildlife started dining on our chickens. This year we are doing things a bit different we have a new guard for the ladies and hope to close our organic chicken buffet. We bought some replacement chicks and I hope they last a bit longer than the others

1 comment:

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