Category Archives: Farm Shenanigans

The chronicles of the weekend warrior farmers, Lady Blue and the Pater Familia (PF).

Hatching our First Eggs!

Blue Ameraucana | Gabbard Farms Hatching Eggs and Poultry Supplies. Well, since moving to the wild lands at the end of McCourtney Road, we have lost 3 chickens to predators. Unfortunately we lost two of them the same day. Once … Continue reading

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Yam Yam is not a Yak.

http://rosewest.hubpages.com/hub/Scottish-Highland-Cow-Highland-Cattle One of the beautiful things about our new digs at the end of McCourtney Road at the bottom of Grass Valley, is the drive home. Driving McCourtney Road from town is a magical journey every time, about 30 minutes … Continue reading

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Waste not, want not (and save a fracking fortune!).

Just over a year ago, the PF and I began our adventure. Prior to that we spend a year talking about homesteading, wasteful consumerism, self-reliance, and ways to make due with what we had. Coming to Polaris Drive gave us … Continue reading

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Dax’s Dozen

Dax is one of the hens of the second batch–the ones liberated from the feed store a couple of months after getting our baby chicks. The Great Chicken Liberation was much more of a response to the squalor they appeared … Continue reading

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Naked, With Chickens

Have you ever wondered what in the world would make you run outside of your house buck-naked in broad daylight? I myself  have not wondered that. I’m somewhat of a “free spirit” and have been outside naked on a few … Continue reading

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Smart Acre Farms-The Beginning

It’s now 5 months into our foray of country life, and I have to say that time has flown, but it seems like an eternity since we’ve been here. It all started with a dream of a simpler life, homemade … Continue reading

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