Wow! has it been another week already? The chicks are fully feathered now and we will be moving them to a "tractor" pen tomorrow. I have little bands to put around the roosters' legs so we can keep them identified - some of them may become meals before they mature. They have consumed a total of 1 bag of feed in 4 weeks - I think the Cornish x Rocks had consumed more than 2 bags at 4 weeks - and of course they were much bigger.
It's that time of year again! Every year about mid-October we fire up the wood furnace and it stays lit until April or so, depending on the weather. This will be our 5th winter with this stove, so we have plenty of experience with an outdoor wood furnace in case anyone is interested. I know what the advertising says and I know what the reality is. So let's get started!