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Project: Starting & Staying Small

Posted by Calvin Lawrence over 11 years ago

chickens have not been replaced and are just over 2 years old now. Producing daily at 70% and only supplemental heat is a single light bulb. Night temps are -10 + Celsius and day temps near 0 give or take a few either +/-.

No longer living in the village but the owner I set this chicken/greenhouse up with is continuing to run with it. This year we discussed growing more than just cucumbers. He is startign seeds again this year and will adventure into propagating evergreen trees in the greenhouse. Seeds will be locally grown or purchased. An assortmetn of veggies will be chosen to highlight the local diet. Trees on the property are planned for pruning and consultation was given for how and which branches should be touched or cut. New fruit trees were added 2012. Purchased materials for a hoophouseand should see it finished before winter leaves. Rooster is healthy and chickens will be incubated from the current flock for replacements.

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