April is such a strange month. The weather simply reaches blindly into the grab bag and pulls out whatever comes to hand. Lately the selections have favored snow, rain, and howling winds. We and the rest of the farm are tensed up, ready for the explosion of activity that characterizes May through November. But in April we remain crouched and twitching, waiting. The number of chickens on the farm continues to increase. We have three batches of chickens at various stages of development, from one week old to five weeks old, all… Read More