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December 2010 Blog Posts (5)

First Breeding

Henry had his moment this morning with his first Doe.   He's a 30 second rabbit fell over with a light squeek  LOL. he tried for a second time but she was having none of it.   So in 28-32 days should have the first litter  at least that is the plan.    Yeahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!

Added by Treasa on December 26, 2010 at 8:13am — 2 Comments

Dirt!

I started The Agrarian Urbanite in June 2009, and from the first issue, I have preached about dirt. Whether through teaching about compost, sheet mulching, or how simply digging in the dirt intrinsically affects the spirit, I have advocated for healthy soil as an important element for a…

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Added by tracie l. hellwinckel on December 15, 2010 at 1:58pm — No Comments

Rabbit project update

So Henry has grown to 9 pounds and is 6.5 months old. Sophie is 4.5 months and eight pounds.

Henry has been raised on a diet of Purina rabbit which is 16% protien

Sophie has been raised on Manna pro gro formula which is 18%protien (Henry would not eat it)

Now that Sophie is so close to her Senior weight I will be switching her soon to Manna pro sho which is 16% protien until she is bred I will then switch her back to the gro formula until she weans her kits.

I am…

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Added by Treasa on December 9, 2010 at 8:34pm — 1 Comment

Looking to Adopt 2 Hens

Looking to adopt... I have a silkie pullet who recently had to give up her mate because I can't have a rooster. She is very sweet and my other hens bully her. I am in immediate need of adopting 2 frizzle,silkie,OR cochin bantam pullets/hens. Hopefully with a friend of two Joey won't get singled out so much. Please if you or anyone you know of is looking to rehome a couple of these small hens, PLEASE!!!! call me Jewels @ 602-882-2853 or email me…

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Added by Jewels Crosby on December 9, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Shooting the Tour de Coops 2010

I have posted an album for Tour De Coops 2010. This project gave me a chance to give back some time and effort to people here. It took all day to shoot stops A through K, what with traveling all the way out to Suprise and Avondale, as well as around the central valley. Mark Crudup shot photos of the East Valley stops, letters L thru T. I will be cross-posting the album, possibly as a powerpoint, on the tourdecoops website, later this week. When I get that done, I will then forward photos to the… Continue

Added by LeAnn Holcomb on December 7, 2010 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

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