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    May 2012

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    15 chickens out on the lawn

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    2 Buff Orpingtons chillin' on the swing

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    9 week old Freedom Ranger Hen

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    Latest addition: this Rabbitry will have 6 cages.

    - April 2012 -
    Our new addition to the flock:
    5 Week Old Freedom Rangers

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    These french broilers are strong, robust and great for free range, organic environments.

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    Most supermarket chickens are fast growing breeds (hybrid white synthetic Cornish crosses) who have trouble walking by the time they are 3 months old. They have lost all their natural instincts to forage and breed.

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    In contrast these little guys love to scratch and take dust baths.


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    9 Broilers on one side...

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    ... 7 Layers on the other side...

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    ... 2 Bunnies upstairs...

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    ... and 1 happy Lili!

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    March 2012:

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    3.2 ounces... New record!
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    October 2011:


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    R.I.P. Lucinda


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    The newbies finally get to stay outside.
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    gardeners at work.
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    stealing from the veggies!

    Dustbathing:
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    September 2011:
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    We adopted 2 white Delaware (Fluff Fluff & Bamie) & 1 Amerecauna (Elvis) to our Flock.​

    The New Generation - 3 Weeks Old:
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    The New Generation - Born 8/22/11:
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    Meet Cutesy!

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    Our 6 new chicks: Buff Orphingtons Gojira, Chickie & Ady Gil - Delaware Cutesy, Nisshin Maru & Yellow Mellow

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    August '11 - 1 Year Old:
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    Food for chickens: Black Soldier Fly Larvae from our compost

    March '11 - 8 Months Old:
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    fresh wheat sprouts

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    nest box for egg laying

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    chicken in rain - they actually get wet when it really pours, but it doesn't seem to bother them too much.
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    Feb '11 - 7 Months Old:
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    A patch of lawn as a little snack.

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    A day of eggs by Peepo, Lady Gaga, Lucinda & Peepsy

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    The current record: a 2.7 oz egg - raised with soyfree & cornfree organic feed.

    Jan 15, 2011: Our first egg!
    - courtesy of Lady Gaga -

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    Lada Gaga's first egg on the left next to a farmer's market bought egg.

    XMAS 2010: 18 Weeks Old
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    Lady Gaga

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    Lucinda

    11 Weeks:
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    Peepo

    8 Weeks:
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    6 Weeks Old:
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    Sharing the coop with our two rabbits.

    4 Weeks old: The first time outside!
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    Two weeks old:
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    Getting our new friends.
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    Our Chicken Coop:
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    The wood posts go about 3 feet into the ground and the hardware cloth is dug in about 1.5 feet (with a poured concrete border). We have plenty of raccoons at night so hopefully this will keep them away.

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    Left inside the run is a banna tree. Not sure if it will make it.​

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