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Chicks are getting bigger

We've made it to week four and the chickens are growing fast. They've just about grown out of the brooder box I built for them, so later this week (once it gets a little warmer again), we'll move them over to the temporary coop we have prepared for them.

The plan is to turn the camper extension – which was the first thing I built when we got here last year – into the permanent chicken coop with a nice big secured run.

We had a bit of a delay with the garden this past week. The yard tractor lost a retaining clip on one of the front wheel axles, which allowed the wheel to (almost) fall off. So, it took some time to get a replacement clip, but I did. Funny how a one dollar piece of hardware can bring the whole production to a halt.

The yard tractor, with the rotor tiller attachment, certainly helped make the whole process of breaking new ground for the garden a lot easier. It was certainly worth the money we spent on it.

Now, we just need the rain to stop and the sun to come out and warm things up.

Blessings!

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