Category: Animals

New babies!!

See the new baby chick hatched today! That is not its “real” mother but just one of the hens that sat on the batch of eggs. Four total hatched today (so far)!!

Escaped snake-updated

We found out yesterday evening that one of our snakes has escaped from its aquarium!! Actually, both got out but Kathryn found one right next to its house and put it back. But one is still missing! Fortunately, it is a corn snake and can’t hurt us but it is a little creepy!!! Of course, [Continue]

Chickens and yogurt

Did you know that chickens like yogurt? I was reading about “chicken snacks” on some site (yes, really) and read that they like yogurt. So, we tried it. I think this is Greek yogurt with strawberries. They were a little hesitant to try it at first (I think it was the container that worried them) [Continue]

Chicken Wrangler

These are four, relatively new, Barred Rocks that have been recently moved to the big coop. Unfortunately, it is taking them a while to figure out how and when to go in at night. Here is Erin carrying all four at once to the coop! .


This is Buddy. A 280 pound Hampshire. He lived here for about 4 days and is now on his way to coming back to my freezer! We miss him but will enjoy him. I think our next 4H project will be pigs….