There’s no good excuse. I guess I just got carried away. Because the summer garden was finally planted (except for the root crops which prefer a 3rd quarter moon). The raised beds in the side pasture were filled with compost in preparation for the vine crops (2nd quarter moon in Scorpio). The chicken accessories were [...]
This story begins with a tarp. Specifically, a tarp on a chicken coop. Not exactly glamorous, but stay with me. Now if you’ve worked with tarps (and if you own a farm or have a spouse who drives a pick up truck and wears work boots even in the summertime then I know you have!) [...]
So, you wanna raise chickens? Sure, everybody’s doing it. The people have spoken, the city leaders have relented, let there be backyard chickens! I applaud the efforts of this uprising and, in appreciation, offer some of the tidbits I have learned during my years with chickens. Gather ’round and listen close. [...]
(Involves Reading Comprehension, Critical Thinking, Environmental
Studies, Social Situations, and Mathematical Analysis)
You own a small free range duck farm. You have not completed permanent
housing for the flock. Breeding and hatching season has arrived.
Resolve the following scenarios:
1. 5 ducklings hatched out in an incubator. YOU are their mother.
Ducklings cannot be placed outside without a mother duck [...]