Even with all this heat, the chickens seem to be doing really well and production is ramping up daily. We are so grateful to have the shade and bugs that Grandma's fruit trees provide! Now if we can just figure out what to do with the extra roosters! Out of the four, three have to go but we are having trouble getting our courage up to "process" them. Maybe YOU would like a pet rooster? Did you know there doesn't have to be a rooster in the flock for chickens to lay eggs?
Keeping the water jugs clean is quite a chore in this heat.
The fallen fruit attracts many yummy bugs!
They're running toward the camera because they think we have food!
Time to lay an egg!
Keeping the feed up off the ground is better for the grass. 6 of our 9 breeds are shown here.