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Archive for July, 2009

Our first home-grown egg on the Fabien Farm!

Friday, July 31st, 2009

Well the day has finally come when I went out to the chicken coop and found a beautiful perfect brown egg waiting for me! Today the chickens are 20 weeks old so they are right on schedule, well at least one chicken for sure is. I was so excited I hurried back to the house from the [...]

Introducing Nilla, Peanut and Cocoa!

Sunday, July 19th, 2009

As some of you may or may not have known, Chris and I have been talking about having goats on our property pretty much since we moved here. A few months back I decided to buy some books to research goats and what not. We both read through them and thought it was a neat [...]

Chicken Door Automatic Latch

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

Today I added an automatic latch to the chicken door to improve security with the new opener. Previously we had just put a nail in above the door at night to lock it. With the opener that was no longer possible. I fashioned a counter weighted lever that mounted on the door which pivots to [...]