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Chicks in Zebra Stripes


It’s exciting to see my baby bandits getting their jail-bird stripes.     I’m starting to see their different natures. They like to play in places of interest – like in and around the feed bags.The Cornish Giant chicks I had were only interested in food, Food, More FOOD!         I’ve taken […]

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More New Babies


I’m feeling a little crazy and desperate. I wanted to get a better breed for one main purpose: I want them to set on their eggs. Is that too much to ask of a chicken?   ??? Secondly: for laying hens. Since I could only get mixed sexes that means that I have both male and […]

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Jasmine’s Autopsy


  Remember Jasmine? She’s the young lady that raises bunnies. She has a keen business sense. Get this – she rescues ‘wild’ stray cats, traps them, tames and loves them, then raises kittens to sell or sells the mother, etc. There’s one Siamese that has alluded her for a while. This cat is very smart! Jasmine put food in the […]

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More on Raising Fish


What does it costs to raise fish? The price varies depending on the size of the fingerlings,and of course from year to year, and with different suppliers. 2 to 3″ are less than $2 each (about). I usually get 3-4″ for a bit more cost. If you don’t count the trip to get them, that’s all […]

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Waiting nervously


I’m still waiting for the mail to arrive at our post office. I had the coop already for them this morning except that I went in to turn the heat lamp on. I’m always a little jittery about getting the temperature just right…30 to 32C. If they get too cold they will all get pneumonia […]

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