On the Farm . . . The Little Banty That Could

May 10, 2017

Here are a few farm highlights from the these last few weeks. The new bees came on the cold Saturday after the last spring share. Bill kept them closed up inside their boxes until it warmed up a couple days later. Now we regularly see them out foraging on dandelions and other spring flowers. Little fuzzy chicks are hatching daily in Aidan's incubator, and the tiny barn kittens are starting to venture outside to play in the sun.  

 

 In an interesting twist, Aidan intervened when a banty hen was sitting on her own unfertilized eggs and a duck w