The Guineas Head for Higher Ground

The Guineas Head for Higher Ground

  This weekend, the water persistently flowing through our basement from the Spring runoff forced us to truck our guinea fowl, about two weeks earlier than we had planned, out to their coop in the barn. To keep them warm…

The Guineas at Three Weeks

The Guineas at Three Weeks

At 3 weeks, the guineas are about 4 times the size that they were when they arrived. ¬†Their baby down has given way to glossy mature feathers on their wings and tails, they’re plowing through their feed and water, their…

Where are we?

Where are we?

Today was the second day of a quest. We’ve been trying to figure out what to name our house. There is a plaque on the door that says Gazebo Hill Farm, but that doesn’t quite fit (despite the 2 gazebos)….

One down…25 left

Where we ordered the Guinea fowl, the minimum shipment was 25. Since they ship them in the mail, they throw in an extra to cover any loss in shipping, so on Friday we had 26. It is now Sunday and…

Welcome to the Henhouse

Welcome to the Henhouse

So….it turns out you can order Guinea Hens through the mail. It all started on the day we moved in. After lugging furniture (two trips in a U-haul) until 9pm, and finally giving up and leaving our sofa in the…

The House

The House

It all started with a thought that maybe we were unhappy because of the city. Its almost too trite of an idea to actually be true, so we questioned it for years, but eventually decided that we would never know…