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This is the ‘Schlafly’ Acre.

Last weekend I made the trip to St. Louis for a couple of reasons. The first was to see granddaughters, Zoe and Izy. Oh, and their parents, too. The second was to deliver their new flock of ducks. They have become quite the urban farmers as most of their back yard is now dedicated to […]

I Suspect Fowl Play

So your original flock of chicks have all grown up and you’re feeling a bit of ‘chick fever’, missing the first days and weeks of raising baby chicks. While it’s completely natural to feel that way, it’s important to take caution when adding chicks to your already established flock. In order to make it a […]

Looks like their cluck ran out!

It was early fall 2013 and our flock was thriving. Our hens Bertha, Ivy, Bean and Oreo had become a part of our family and were dearly loved. They provided comic relief and gave us “eggcellent” breakfasts nearly every morning. They had a coup large enough to house 6 or 8 more, and a secure […]