The ducks and geese were thrilled!
|They also help stir up the bedding!|
These are going to be some lovely chickens.
|May favorite on the right - just look at those bell-bottoms!|
We spent Sunday at the farm, and I took a walk while Ian played with his cousins and Mark worked on the floors.
The Muscovies love their home at my parents' farm. They are finally expanding their horizons and foraging more.
They especially like foraging at the dog bowls.
I noticed today that the two older males are growing feathers back on their necks.
When we first picked them up, both males looked like this:
This is them today:
I don't know enough about muscovies to know whether they just came out of a molt or if it was due to a nutritional deficiency. Either way, they're looking a little less ugly. :)
Fall is in the air, and the late season flowers are in bloom. We left half of our field natural and mowed the other half (mainly to cut back the lespedeza before it bloomed).
|We really need to take down that old basketball goal.|
|The power company used our property to access the power lines a few weeks ago and made a nice path.|
|The walnut grove|
|Great Blue Lobelia|
|It's nothin' fancy, but soon it will be home.|
This week we will be ordering interior doors, buying trim, having the master shower tiled, while Mark finishes up the last little bit of flooring (in the closets).
Oh, so close.
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