It has been quite sometime since I wrote about our chickens. I thought I would do one today!
We still have 11 chickens and they usually get to roam free during the afternoon and most of the evening. They especially like Grandma’s yard, so we find them there often. We are lucky to have people at church that buy the eggs. PV has decided she wants to save up for something specific. A small ATV. Yes you read that right, I don’t think the egg selling is going to be enough, but it gives her a goal to reach for! 🙂
PV makes her way over there daily to collect the latest supply. Normally they don’t like to come in till almost dark, so Dad wonders over and does that for her.
These days though, we have one particular hen that doesn’t realize we aren’t trying to make chicks! She sits on the eggs daily!
But she doesn’t mind if PV reaches in under her and grabs the eggs she is laying on. She never pecks at her! She just wants to stay there.
I love that PV has no fear about it either.
Just take your eggs & go! That’s that Hen’s attitude! Kinda good I think!
In other news from the farm, here’s a quick update.
The combine and trucks are ready for wheat harvest. We have had lots of rain recently and all our soybeans are planted. They are starting to come up and we are thankful for the rain, but we also received some hail!
Our dog Charlie, well he jumped out of our Kawasaki Mule one evening and broke his leg. We are now tending to a puppy that can’t run or jump for several weeks! Pray for us all! 🙂
Milton & I were able to make field inspections this past week on his Yamaha motorcycle! LOVE it when we get to have mini dates!
I made my FIRST batch of jam for 2014 this past weekend! I’m a happy girl!
With all the craziness of life, it really is good to just stop and enjoy together. Pretty soon wheat harvest will be here and my husband will be working long hours. He will then begin planting more crops before wheat harvest is over. So we treasure these few days of rest we have.
Thanks for stopping by!