Month: March 2022

Chicken Math

There’s a concept in hobby farming called “Chicken Math.” I have fallen prey to this concept. I really only wanted ten chickens, but if god wanted me to have twenty, then forty it is… It started out so simple…

Final Candling

My insomnia is resolving itself into the medieval practice of two sleeps. I sleep for a couple of hours, wake up and am productive for an hour or two, then I sleep the rest of the night. My Fitbit watch sleep sensor is flummoxed.… Continue Reading “Final Candling”

MakeICT Open House Finished

I’m exhausted. We had the MakeICT open house and market, we had at least 150 people come through (I am not keeper of the stats). Between Prairie Peacock and I, we sold over $200 worth of products. Wow!

TOMORROW – MakeICT Open House

A reminder for my local readers that the MakeICT open house and market are tomorrow.

More signs of spring!

Before my surgery, I did a walkabout on the property. Everywhere I go, there are signs of spring.

Second Candling

We did our second candling of our eggs.

MakeICT Open House

Just one week until the MakeICT open house! Come tour our new digs and shop at the market. I’ll be there with eggs, honey, and lots of other stuff.

Incubator Review

So our incubator went kaput last spring mid-hatch. We bought a new one with Christmas money. Last Friday I broke it out for a new generation.

First Candling 2022

I started my eggs on Friday night, and had insomnia on… well… every night since, but that’s unrelated. In any case, I was up and bored at 2 am last night, so I did my first candling of the season. It was actually pretty… Continue Reading “First Candling 2022”

Good News, Bad News

The good news is that we potentially have honey to sell soon. The bad news is that it is because one of the hives didn’t make it. So instead of my regularly scheduled programming of cleaning and helping the Husband with the goat shed… Continue Reading “Good News, Bad News”