Is It Winter Already?

Apparently, Winter has arrived a little ahead schedule. A storm moved in Thursday night leaving us with a couple of inches of snow and a whole lot of cold! It was still snowing Friday morning when I let the hens out. I had already cleared a path for them to walk on, laid down straw…

Wintering Hens

As winter creeps in, this first time hen keeper wants to be prepared. Several internet searches, many articles and blogs later, I have concluded that it may be fairly easy. Oklahoma, typically, has mild winters. Summer time appears to be more treacherous for our feathered friends. While this Summer was fairly tame compared to previous…

A Time to Reflect and Plan

The reds and yellows are giving way to brown and bare. The bright blue Autumn sky is dotted with fluffy islands of clouds sailing by. Lingering green grass covered with leaves creates a beautiful landscape, inviting one to take a leisurely stroll and enjoy the sound of leaves crunching under foot. It is the time…