Chickens

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It’s not for lack of trying, that’s for sure.  As much as I love to write, my life seems to have other plans right now. So if you’re wondering what’s been going on, here are the top 10 reasons why OHH has been so quiet lately: 1.  Diaconate:  The word is getting out so I

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Meet “Homeboy”. Homeboy used to be “Fluff” because it was our cute little “exotic chick” that the hatchery sent us for free for ordering 25 chicks.  To our surprise, the free exotic birds are a straight run, meaning you get what you get, males or females.  We obviously got male!  We didn’t really have intentions

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Retail therapy is something I have never had a need for.  In fact, shopping stresses me out more! Now dirt therapy?  That’s my kind of day! Weeding the garden after a good soaking rain is something I thoroughly enjoy.  Having my little tom-boy and our hens right along side me makes it even better.  

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Two weeks into the new year has us feeling a bit more refreshed and relaxed. I personally feel like I have stopped hyperventilating and am starting to breathe again.  It’s a new way of inhaling and exhaling, very deliberate but also pretty positive.  In case you were wondering if we still know how to have

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Two Rhode Island Reds, both laying almost daily, but two very different eggs.  One is is always darker and bigger than the other. Even on the inside they look different.  There are 2 of each in this bowl.  The 2 darker eggs have darker yolks.  Interesting.

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Meet Rhoda, and Rhoda.  Yes, the kids named them both the same, which is great because you can’t really tell a difference.           We recently acquired these 2 lovely ladies(Rhode Island Reds) from my sister and brother-in-law.  They were not getting along well with the rest of their flock so they