First snow came early!

We were expecting snow on Saturday, hence the sawing of logs yesterday. However, when we woke this morning there was a light covering of white over everything. The horse was very confused. He’d been closed in the stable overnight, so had not noticed the snow, but when the top stable door was opened this morning,…

To molt or not to molt….

Little Miss Olly gave me a scare the other day. I went to check on her and throw her some veggie scraps, but she was nowhere to be seen. She has a 20ft square run and a coop, but really not that many places to hide. She’s usually in her “bedroom” or in her “run-in”…

Fox-proofing a chicken run

I honestly never thought I’d be concerned about how to fox proof a chicken run, but then I never imagined I’d be adopted by a chicken! When we moved to PA 2 months ago, all our neighbors were warning us that we’d have to bury fencing 18″ in the ground or else the foxes would…