Silver Foxes and Americans Galore!

We have so many rabbit kits right now, I feel like I'm swimming in them. The first round of Silver Fox and American kits are of age now that I can start sexing, tattooing, and calling their future owners. Because of the wonderful Silver Fox stock we got (when we bought Whitmore Farm's rabbitry), we… Continue reading Silver Foxes and Americans Galore!


When Predators Attack

A post coming tonight or tomorrow on the duck brooder--I want to get a good before and after picture of those messy ducklings! Part of why I didn't post is because on Friday morning, we had a dog attack our rabbits. With quarantine and the herd we have right now, our rabbits are set up… Continue reading When Predators Attack


The Ducklings are Here!

Did you know? Or did you guess? We got ducklings! Back in December we put in an order for 10 Welsh Harlequin ducklings from Holderread Waterfowl Farm and Preservation Center. If you don't know who they are, they are a well-respected breeder of geese and ducklings located in Oregon. They primarily focus on heritage stock,… Continue reading The Ducklings are Here!

Homesteading, Husbandry

Morgan Farms’ Most Wanted

Name: Shell Stomper Variety: Ancona Weight: Approx. 4.5 pounds Charges: Unknown counts of egg eating; conspiring to ruin breakfast Cellblock: 7-Day Chicken Coop Sentence: Chicken Dinner Name: Mrs. Flighty Variety: Maran Weight: Approx. 6 pounds Charges: At least 2 counts of egg eating Cellblock: 7-Day Chicken Coop Sentence: Chicken Dinner In all seriousness, I really… Continue reading Morgan Farms’ Most Wanted


20th Post: New Additions!

I have a few posts pending, one especially on hatching eggs, but what's more appropriate for a 20th "benchmark" post than some pictures of the newest additions? These are my 9 wheaten/blue wheaten ameraucana chicks. I had 9 out of the 24 eggs I bought hatch, but more on that in my hatching post (later… Continue reading 20th Post: New Additions!