Why Are Chicken Eggs Different Colors?

Why Are Chicken Eggs Different Colors?

Eggs at the grocery store have a limited color selection. Your choices are white or brown. All of the eggs are completely uniform, same shade, same size, and same shape. So farm fresh can come as a bit of a surprise to someone who has only had eggs from the grocery...

Just in Time For Easter: Baby Chicks

If you follow me on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, you’ve probably heard about the chickens hatching here at the farm (aka my bathroom).  We incubated 42 eggs.  Going into “lockdown” (the three day period before the eggs hatch), we candled...
Photos From the Farm

Photos From the Farm

The weather has been beautiful in Central Florida the last few weeks.  I’ve been spending a lot of time outside riding the horses and taking care of the critters.  Of course, that also means I’ve been rather delinquent with my blog posts....
A Fuzzy Surprise

A Fuzzy Surprise

We had a little surprise a couple days ago, two little fuzzy butts.  Or maybe I should say, I got a little surprise.  Apparently, hubby had let one of our broody hens sit on a few eggs.  He overindulges the chickens, but that’s just my opinion....