Zweber Farm Vlog I am starting a Zweber Farm Vlog! (officially January 1st) What the heck is a vlog you ask? It is a video blog. Vlogging has become super popular over the past couple of years. Maybe you have…
The Best Recipes of 2012
The last hours of 2012 are now upon us. It has been an exciting year here on Zweber Farms. We had floods, droughts, good times and bad. What I remember most about 2012 is the food. I had some great…
White Christmas on Farm
“I’m dreaming of a white Christmas” Cannot you just hear Bing Crosby’s deep voice singing that Christmas classic song? I LOVE that song and especially LOVE that movie. My Grandpa and Grandma Baregi had it when I was little. I…
I am molting! I am molting!
Well, not me…the hens! I can imagine them saying “I am molting, I am molting” in their best hen impersonation of the Wicked Witch of the West voice. Right now many of our hens are in their molting process. This is completely natural. Each…
Wordless Wednesday: How to Catch a Chicken
Jonnie LOVES to catch the hens on our farm!
The Chicken Hotel
Based on Joel Salatin’s egg mobile, we are building a Chicken Hotel
Free ranging hens (at least for today)
Finally we are having a sunny and warm day. We let the hens out of their normal hen run to do a little free ranging. They seem to really like the dirt under our lilacs. Need eggs? Give us a…
Wordless Wednesday-Caring for the Hens
The boys have been helping me gather eggs and care for the hens the last couple of days. They are GREAT helpers.
The Ugly Chicken-Story of an Outcast Chicken
Last week we sent our last batch chickens of the season to the butchers. In that batch there was one chicken that was really tiny, and would have been considered a Cornish game hen at best. So her life got spared and now she is in with the layers.