DIY pom pom Chicks.

Some more fun to add to your Easter baskets. A few days ago I did bunnies and now it’s time to make some chicks. Supplies needed-   Yellow yarn, wiggle eyes or plastic doll eyes, pipe cleaners, yellow or orange felt, cardboard, scissors, glue, ribbon and lace to decorate (optional)   First you will need…

Chicken update

Okay, yeah I know, it has been quite a while since I did one of these posts. Our chickens are still producing except those little black and white ones. They are still too young for that. My husband didn’t buy them for laying though, he said they were meat chickens but we will see. For…

Visit to an Arizona feed store

We have the cutest little feed store in our area called   Pratt’s pets and feed store, which has been around since the 1930’s. Emerson Wilcken Pratt was born in Mexico but his family moved to Arizona when Pancho Villa forced them out of Mexico and many years later the Pratt feed store would be…

Chicken update

No eggs yet from our french little ladies, still waiting on those. My husband as you know is not happy about that, but hey, “they are still too young” I keep telling him. At least I think so, they’re only about 4 months old. The black and white baby chicks are getting bigger and my…

Chicken update…we got names.

Guess our chickens are French. My daughter decided to give them all French names but what she didn’t realize is that her father had already named a couple of the chicks before her. So here they are along with their personalities.   Bouffi (Puffy) – Seems to be the ringleader of them all. Even when…

   Monthly update on the chicks

Yep… they’re still around. Turns out these little future hens that we bought are not the lovie dovie variety. My daughter keeps trying to get them to eat out of her hand and they run away cowering in some corner like she is some giant creature getting ready to eat them. They are her babies…

We are crawling with chicks

  The other day our local feed store was having their annual sale of buy one get one free. We decided to pick up some baby chicks for our daughter who wants to try her hand at raising laying hens. Years ago we had chickens but we ended up giving them away, along with all…