The calendar may say that there’s still another week and a half until spring arrives, but the poultry say otherwise: the first goose eggs of the season were in the coop this morning. Along with those enormous beauties, the ducks left five of theirs, and I also collected two early-morning chicken eggs. Hooray for spring’s bounty!Continue reading “Farm Fowl: Laying Like It’s Spring!”
You might think that with all the unexpectedness that occurs on the farm, little would surprise me – but you’d be wrong. While exploring a shot of an ice-ringed pool, I discovered something in its shallow depths that was simply…startling.Continue reading “Haiku: The Eye And The Fish”
We have a special Muscovy drake here on the farm. His name is Ellie (short for Elliott), and he hatched a few years ago with a visual impairment. Other than the fact that he doesn’t see normally, he’s just like any other drake…and he needed a girlfriend. Badly. Meet his new companion: Fionnoula.
We love duck eggs…and you can’t make duck egg cheesecake without the star ingredient! Since spring is approaching, we decided to pick up a few ducklings so we can get a jump on raising layers.
I previously posted about making duck egg cheesecake, but it felt like it was time to make the next iteration. Fortuitously, I had all the necessary ingredients on hand…like it was meant to be. Continue reading “Homemade Desserts: Duck Egg Cheesecake v2.0”