Hootenanny Homestead

A Homesteading Journey

Tag: Eggs

Last Year’s Egg Update

As we move into the New Year it is a good time to both look back at how things went last year and then make some plans on how to improve in the coming year.  Let’s start off with how the birds have faired in our first year of having ducks and chickens.
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The Chickens Have Started to Lay

It is rather relaxing to go out at the end of the day and just take in the birds.  It is fun to watch them run about, especially in the evening when they get really excited by chasing beetles about for a pre-bedtime treat.  But there is that other bit that comes with having various kinds of birds.  The eggs!

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Just Ducky Ranch: A duck plan update

I know that it has been a while since I wrote anything about my plans for the ducks.  Allow me to address that error and provide an update.  As you can tell in the title the name “Just Ducky Ranch” has been batted around for an idea of what to call the future little plot of duck town.  (It clearly has to be a town and not a burg…for copyright reasons).  So let’s take a look at what I’m planning on doing.
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