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.


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TOMORROW – MakeICT Open House

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

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More signs of spring!

Before my surgery, I did a walkabout on the property.

Everywhere I go, there are signs of spring.

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Second Candling

We did our second candling of our eggs.

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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.

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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.

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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 cool!

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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 that is likely to be a chicken coop, I will be processing honey and wax today.

Anyway, here’s a picture of a goat.

Getting Ready for the Hatch

It’s about that time again! We are four weeks out from my chicks coming from Meyer. Since I’m having surgery next Friday, I’m starting this today.

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Peanut Butter

We made a boatload of peanut butter this past weekend.

It’s really simple, and costs much less than store-bought. We started with five pounds of peanuts from Amazon.

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