Monday, April 13, 2009

Happy Spring!

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We hope you have a wonderful Easter. We got snow! It was a nice wet, puffy snow that melted fairly quickly, providing some much-needed moisture. We played in it a little bit too.

Today, you would never have guessed that it snowed the day before. Sunny, warm, a light breeze...perfect clothesline weather.
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Our seedlings ar coming along nicely. In fact, it seems that lately, by the time I get photos uploaded, the seedlings are bigger.
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The hens are happy too, but their days of foraging are numbered, lest they eat the young garden.
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Once in a while, one of them thinks about going broody, but so far it just lasts a day or two. (Mercy, someone looks angry!)
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I would love for them to set and hatch their own chicks, but we have an incubator, just in case.

What are you doing this spring?

2 comments:

Lynne's Somewhat Invented Life said...

What am I doing this spring? Wishing I had a few chickens, like you. But, our city has just approved that people with our size lot can have six chickens. Hum. Maybe in the future.

tenthingsfarm said...

Chickens are SO entertaining. I really love ours. Six hens would give you quite a few eggs too! If you're new to chickens, check out www.backyardchickens.com - it's a great forum, especially for the 'urban hen', hee hee!

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