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Getting acclimated to country

Discussion in 'Member's "Self Sufficient Living" Journals' started by Country homesteader, May 23, 2017.

  1. Jul 16, 2017
    Country homesteader

    Country homesteader Lovin' The Homestead

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    3 different dozen eggs of a variation of brown and a variation of sizes in a carton; all from my hens. No, not all laid today but close to it.
     
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  2. Jul 16, 2017
    Country homesteader

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    IMPORTANT UPDATE:
    Baby chick is still alive. Pic attached- IMG_20170716_083323.jpg I call it Munchkin seeing how it's so tiny.
     
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    frustratedearthmother Sustainability Master

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    Country homesteader

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    I wonder what Munchkin is going to look like when it gets older seeing how it's a cross between a BO hen and RIR rooster.
     
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    Country homesteader

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    Another way this property is on its way of becoming self-sufficient even though it was by accident.
     
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    I'd say just wet. Takes them a day or so to find there legs after hatching.
     
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    When I was mowing the yard earlier, ( yes, I was VERY careful and kept close eye on Mama and baby) and it's dry so it's still the same one as the other day.
     
  9. Jul 17, 2017
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    The mowing actually took place before I broke the NEW mower.
    Yup, told my Uncle (who instead of getting really, really mad at me and telling me to just put the mower up and I wasn't too touch it again) told me what tools I had to have and where to look for them and what I had to do.
    I did everything he told me to and when I first started it up I got a little concerned seeing how there was alot of smoke but it cleared up.
    I'm not telling my Uncle but it actually cuts a whole lot better now than before overfilling it with oil.
     
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  10. Jul 18, 2017
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    That's the herb bed by the side of the road. The one in the back on the right is Garden Sage.
    I don't give them any fertilizer or anything else but the way the sage grows anyone would think I pour Miracle Grow on it.
    In 2nd and 3rd pics the smaller plants had a little trouble getting started this year so that's why they are so small compared to the others.
     
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