Our chickens came in last week! It was an exciting day on the farm. This was the first time we have brought this many chickens on to the farm at once. We know there will be many trials and tribulations as we figure out how to take care of this many birds at once. We look forward to sharing some of the stories on here and in person.
We purchased the chickens as layers; they will not only be laying lots of eggs but helping us build soil in the pasture. They
Once they are old enough we will be moving them outside in our mobile chicken coops. The plan right now is that the chickens will follow the cows around out in the pasture about 5 days behind them. This will give the bugs time to start breaking down the cow patties. Once the chickens come into an area it will be a smorgasbord of food for them to scratch and eat. This will make the eggs that we deliver to you super nutritious and full of flavor. The yokes will have a deeper
During the day, the chickens will be able to roam around and do their thing, which is basically foraging. No cages, no little area the chickens have access to, they will be outside in the pasture roaming around. At night, they will be put in their
When we get the chickens get out onto the pasture we will have more pictures and videos to show. I am sure we will have more stories as well. For those of you who have had chickens know what I mean, they are pretty funny to watch and can get themselves in some interesting situations. If you have a funny chicken story please share.