This little girl, Abby Lynn, made a visit to the vet early this morning.
Abs, who turned six last weekend, has begun suffering from allergies. We are going to have to treat her now, so that she and WE can get some rest. Keith even slept on the living room floor near her last night.
You also can't tell, but her right front paw is swollen, and the toe you cannot see has a swelling in between it and the next toe. The vet does not think it is abscessed yet, but we are soaking it tonight in Epsom salts to try to prevent that.
Snowball has begun setting, another sign that spring is nigh.
She does NOT like for me to take the eggs out from under her, and is very vocal about it!
I actually got about 16 eggs today, a good day for production after the last week or so.
There's that little Speedy again. He stays pretty far away from the henyard during the day, because the bigger bantams beat on him. I am going to try to take Speedy with us when we move.
I used this picture even though there are shadows in it, because I wanted to show you the ducks having a treat. They LOVE the goat chow... Purina Goat Chow. They had a little nosh of it tonight when I was taking care of the goats.
They come running over when they see me come out of the hay barn, where the feed is stored for the goats.
Today we signed the closing papers on the house, so we will soon be starting a new adventure.
There is a good level spot on the side of the house for a garden, and it sits next to a patio.
I am wondering if something like this, that I saw on a post this morning, would work for some privacy for us.
Here is the link to the post.
Here is an example of a privacy panel that could be put up to provide privacy at the patio:
Pretty cool, huh?
We have a family coming to look at the chickens tomorrow, with a ten year old girl who
wants to start out chicken-keeping. Her grandfather is our vet.
We are hoping she will like a few of the smaller ones, and come back in two weeks after her spring break to get them.
Cross your fingers!