Tag: hühner

Recharging my batteries between pigs, hens and seedlings.

Here in Sweden, it is Easter break. I took the week off. There’s a lot to do to prepare the garden for summer and I needed a break. At work, we had some deadlines and intense projects. First off I got sick of course,… Continue Reading “Recharging my batteries between pigs, hens and seedlings.”

Chickenfeeder

Chicken are messy. And they eat a lot! We started with a simple feeder that is open. But the ladies kept on tipping it over and then refused to eat what touched the ground. Ridiculous! I think we wasted two thirds of the food… Continue Reading “Chickenfeeder”

Little farmhelpers

Our plan is to have some kind of cycle making our little farm work. Everything and everyone plays a role in our personal “Käringahus ecosystem”. The chicken are first of all cute, then we use their poop as fertilizer and we eat their eggs.… Continue Reading “Little farmhelpers”

Brahmas

Brahmas is the name for the breed of chicken I chose. I think they are awesome! Right after the “Jersey Giant”, Brahma is the biggest chicken breed there is. But despite their size, they are calm and gentle giants. The hens usually weigh around… Continue Reading “Brahmas”

What is a farm without chicken?

For so so many years I’ve been wanting chicken. About ten years ago I visited an animal park in Germany. “Arche Warder”. There they breed old breeds of farm animals. Those that don’t get held anymore because they are not “productive” enough for our… Continue Reading “What is a farm without chicken?”

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