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Stopping a Broody Hen

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A while back I did a post on the issue of broody hens; what a great thing they are and how to manage them. There’s another side to this issue, however. Sometimes you have a hen trying to go broody … Continue reading

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Summer Lettuce

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Ah, seasonal eating from the garden: asparagus and peas in the spring, vine-ripe tomatoes and sweet corn in the summer, squash in the fall and kale in the winter. One fly in the ointment (so to speak) is that summer … Continue reading

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Agricultural Prejudice

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My right hand ranch hand (also known as TBO — The Big One — and OGD — Oldest Granddaughter) graduated from high school a few nights back. It was a typical graduation ceremony, and I was sort of lulled into … Continue reading

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