Tag: coop

lessons learned: cleanin’ out the coop

Now that we have chickens again, I’m back to this weekly chore.  Thought I might repost this one~cameron Today is Saturday, the day I complete my top-to-bottom weekly cleaning of the chicken coop.  Oh yay!  There is much to love about homesteading, but cleanin’…

lessons learned: farming boots and defining ourselves

Saturday, I sat down for a rest in my driveway.  I had been hoeing, planting, and mulching for quite awhile, and I needed a break.  As I watched the chickens strut around the perennial bed, I happened to glance down at my boots.   The…

lessons learned: cleanin’ out the coop and letting go of the muck

Today is Saturday, the day I complete my top-to-bottom weekly cleaning of the chicken coop.  Oh yay!  There is much to love about homesteading, but cleanin’ out the coop ain’t one of ’em.  In brief, it includes hauling all the used mulch and straw…