Category Archives: Other Barnyard Birds

Ducks, Guineas, Turkeys

Morning on the Farm

Some of yesterday morning’s sights and sounds.

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Things I Would Tell My Mother

I talk to my mom every few days. Since I haven’t spoken to her in a while, I’m going to use you as my pseudomom. I got a black eye out of sheer stupidity last week. I cringe at the … Continue reading

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A Gallery of Photos from Late September

This gallery contains 7 photos.

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Good Morning Goosies

In the morning, on my way to do the milking, sometimes I have a conversation with the geese. It goes something like this:  

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One Animal We Would NOT Farm Without

I love the chickens, I love the ducks even more, the geese are cool, the goats are necessary, the sheep are perfect but there’s one animal we wouldn’t do any of it without: a livestock guardian dog (LGD). When we … Continue reading

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Lucas feeding the goslings

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We ordered Royal Palm Turkey hatching eggs. I used a contact I had on Backyardchickens.com and they ended up coming from New York. It is recommended to start incubating eggs within 10 days of being laid. It did end up … Continue reading

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Goslings

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Ducklings First Outing

The little survivor is the one on the far right. She ends up in the food dish at the end of the video.

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Stone Cold Duckling

Just in case you couldn’t hear the narrative in the above video, here’s the story:  I looked around everywhere for the duckling. I couldn’t see it anywhere. I retraced Hazel’s steps in case she had hitched a ride up in her … Continue reading

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