Aw, look who joined the farm last night! Eleven sweet little teenager hens and 1 little rooster man were brought home from friends in Cedar Springs to bring our flock back up to speed. We were down to 11 hens- which is totally fine, but I find that our ladies really do best when there are 20-25 friends to hang with.
Plus, my girls are all on the down-side of laying. Hens only lay for 2 years… did you know that? They start laying at about 6 months and are finished laying at 2 years. They live to be about 7 (or so I’ve heard… ours don’t get much past the 4 year old range thanks to the foxed, raccoons, opossum, and hawks around here). All ours are 2 or older and still laying, but it’s time to add some young ones into the coop to overlap the cutbacks that are bound to happen soon. They would make perfectly fine chicken stock for soup after their laying days are over, but we don’t butcher our older girls. They get to hang out here as long as they’re happy… or fast.
Gideon was less than impressed. But I’m excited. New animals on the farm are always exciting.
I finally got all the details worked out for some new sweatshirts!
If you’d like to order, THESE are our 4 options! Super fun, right? These are all adult unisex sizes and I’ll only be ordering what you ask for, so there won’t be any wiggle room. The hooded sweatshirt is GILDAN brand and the crew-necks are ALTERNATIVE APPAREL brand, if you want to do some sizing research. Best to order up a size if you’re unsure of shrinking or in-between sizes. I have some plans for youth and kiddo sizes, but I’d like to see where we stand on this order first.
Some things to consider:
- the logo will be printed on the front in white ink
- these are all adult sizes
- there is no XS in the green hooded sweatshirt
- 2XL sweatshirts of any kind are $5 extra
- shipping for each sweatshirt is $5 each
Clicking HERE will take you to a page that will allow you to order. I’ll respond with an email invoice that will include your total and double-check your order. Let me know if something’s funky. I’ll let you know in the next week if we’ve reached our 25 sweatshirt minimum.
Happy Monday, Folks!
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