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| 5/27/2016 11:16:00 AM


Tags: Monica Smith, Central Mississippi, livestock, livestock guardian dog, poutlry, chickens, rabbits, bunnies, chicks,

Monica SmithI can't believe it has already been a month since my last post! So much to talk about and yet I don't want to make this an incredibly long post. So, condensed version right? Haha! Yeah, right, sit back and get comfortable!

At the beginning of May, we got the first of our livestock. I didn't expect to get anything so soon but was pleasantly surprised. I bartered with a lady that lives a few hours north of me and was able to get 3 Angora rabbits, 2 bucks and a doe. I was nervous when I first saw them. I didn't realize how huge they really were!

Red Cliffs and Bob

Except little Ayla. She was 8 weeks old when I brought her home. Still so tiny compared to the bucks.

Our youngest bunny Ayla

The same day, I also received two Ameraucana hens and a Lavender Ameraucana rooster. They are such sweet birds. The hens hardly ever make a sound. The rooster does the crowing and the cackling all on his own. I used to think that the sound of a rooster in the morning would be as annoying as an alarm clock or worse. I was very wrong. I love hearing him in the morning. Right before I roll back over and go back to sleep. No, I do not get up with the sun. I give the sun ugly looks and go back to sleep.




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