Mixing and Soaking Grains for Chickens

It’s the simple things, like providing good nutrition for your family and the animals who assist you in your day’s activities, which give me that pleasure tingle. Barb evokes this with her chicken feed post. See if it does it for you too.

Oh! and happy springtime to all in the southern hemisphere, while those in the north can now start turning inwards for review and renewal time.

Dream Harvest


Sometime ago I read that soaking activates nutrients and makes food more digestible. We started soaking and sprouting grains for ourselves and then for our precious chooks. Here’s the system we use for our chickens…

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A Glorious Start to the Day

I’d love to show these beautiful pictures. In an Australian summer, as these are, it’s a pretty rare thing to see dew.


It’s been so hot and humid lately, with bouts of rain. I learnt a new word today – thundershowers, and that’s what we’re having tonight. When I woke up a couple of days ago, it was super early and as I let MissG out, I noticed the grass was covered in a white sheen! The closest we get to snow here in Brisbane (LOL) – a gorgeous light dew covering the entire lawn. So, coffee and camera at the ready, I went out and lay flat on my stomach on the tiles and took some macro shots of these lovely dew drops. Beautiful start to the day.

A couple more for you:

Have a fab day.

x desleyjane

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