Cooler Days At The Farm!: Confessions From The Coop
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Cooler Days At The Farm!: Confessions From The Coop

Well, the temperature has dropped about 40 degrees in the past couple days, which has me super happy – I can finally start working on building coops and more videos for y’all!   The constant heat and bugs made it impossible all summer long.   I’ve been wanting to do a video web series about…

Chicken Wire = Dead Flock?? Confessions from the Coop
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Chicken Wire = Dead Flock?? Confessions from the Coop

Someone commented on my latest YouTube video that if you use chicken wire, you’ll definitely lose your backyard chicken flock. I think it’s funny when people say this or that will DEFINITELY happen – especially if “that thing” runs against the grain of their opinion. When it comes to chickens and ducks, you should always…

Naughty Ducks! Confessions from the Coop (TM)
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Naughty Ducks! Confessions from the Coop (TM)

Yesterday, I noticed my ducks aimlessly wandering around the yard, which isn’t supposed to happen – I shut their run door. Yet, there they were, happy as clams, playing in the horse waterers. When I checked the coop, the door was open. Don’t ask me how. https://www.instagram.com/p/BnujvMLl6qH/?taken-by=pamperedchickenmama But here’s what’s funny: NONE of the chickens…

Ducklings That Spontaneously Reproduce?? Confessions From The Coop (TM)
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Ducklings That Spontaneously Reproduce?? Confessions From The Coop (TM)

So, either I can’t count, or the ducklings are spontaneously reproducing. I’ll swear on the Bible that there were only 10 ducklings when they hatched, but they finally slowed down long enough yesterday for me to do a head count. And there’s 11. Not 10. So, I’m the proud owner of 16 ducks. Which is…

Our YouTube Channel Is Launching!: Confessions From The Coop (TM)
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Our YouTube Channel Is Launching!: Confessions From The Coop (TM)

Well, I finally managed to (mostly) finish the run to the chicken coop. It’s been a bit of a project, largely because it’s so hot here. I can’t really stand being out in the heat for long, and it’s pretty much hot here all the time. But now the adult ducks and the chickens are…