Sage Hound Farm

Life on the Farm
Hen or Rooster

Hen or Rooster…Surprise!

I  wanted all hens but did I get a rooster by accident? What are the odds that someone who has done a ton of research on raising chickens missed the fact there is only a 90% guarantee you will receive exactly what you wanted. For some reason I was naive enough to think that if I ordered all hens that is exactly what I would get. Bernadette Bernadette was always the most curious and precocious of the chicks. She was also the chick I specifically didn't order....

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The Chicken Coop aka The Palace

Planning the Chicken Coop I spent a year thinking about the chicken coop I wanted and what it would look like. Going through hundreds of images on Pinterest and searching the internet for any and all articles, images, books on chicken coops. I have to admit it was pretty daunting at first. I ended up joining a group called Backyardchickens and they had so much information. The site has tons of pictures, articles and everyone is really nice. I ended up using one of the coop...

Dog Treats

Bacon, Cheddar and Parsley Dog Treats

Martha Stewart would not be happy with these dog treats. They are the ugliest treats I have ever made for my dogs and they are also their absolute favorite.   I am a perfectionist and hate it when something I bake doesn't turn out beautiful. But I swallowed my pride and decided to share because they are so quick and easy. With a few tweaks they will turn out beautiful AND yummy. See the video at the end for a first hand view of my mistakes.   Ingredients: 2 cups...

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Our First Year Gardening in Central Oregon

Time to Start Well it is our first year gardening in Central Oregon and I feel up to the challenge! I never thought that I would be so excited to garden. I mean I have never really had a green thumb. Add to that the fact that we now have only 65-120 days to grow outside and you may wonder why I'm so excited. It's because our move to Sage Hound Farm has been my dream for quite some time. And having a big garden that...

Remembering 2017

Well that's a wrap! Can't believe that 2017 is over and we are actually in the first week of 2018. One of the ways we prepare for the new year and our new goals is to acknowledge the previous year with all of the great things that happened and the challenges. Sometimes I forget how much we accomplished over the course of the year. So, let's dive in for a quick summary. [vc_separator type="normal" position="left" color="" border_style="solid" width="" thickness="" up="" down=""] Sage Hound Farm Probably the biggest change for...