Mid-December and the spring pullets are keeping us in eggs. 🥚 This is why we get chicks every spring, and come fall we process the 4 year old laying hens. Laying hens are not backyard pets for us, they are a source of eggs. Because of that we have to...
by themoderndaysettler 2 months ago | via Instagram

Everyone was happier for some warmer temperatures and sun this weekend, and it’s only going to get better! Lots of running, rock jumping, and sun bathing for these guys. 🐶🐐🐐🐐Only two more weeks until I draw blood from Ruby and Karen for pregnancy tests 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻 #livestockguardiandog #goatsofinstagram #winteronthefarm #newenglandwinter #anniebananie
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Yesterday I posted a poll in my story for people to vote on what they thought the cut of meat pictured was. As I suspected, the majority voted for bone in ribeye over bone in pork chop. Well, it actually was a pork chop! I think it was the deep...
by themoderndaysettler 1 week ago | via Instagram

I’m going through my ACV stash quicker than I thought I would. I fermented two quarts back in the fall and I just polished off the first. Looks like I may have to breakdown and save some of this to kickstart another fermentation with some store bought apple scraps. 🍎#fermentation...
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Our hens don’t have names with the exception of two. Bologna whom my husband named when we first got her, and this Welsummer Roseanne. 🐔Named after one of my all time favorite tv shows, this Rosey’s mothering style is very much akin to Roseanne Barr’s. She’s loud, bitchy, and is...
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