Firstly, I will start by apologizing that it's been so long since my last post. It has been a whirlwind here. December brought kidney stones and surgery for my husband and a sinus cold for me. Then we had a stray dog get in our yard and kill most of our chickens. We managed to purchase some more from someone locally to replace them and we've been working through the transition. Christmas came and went, and New Year's Eve followed. On New Year's Day I woke up sick again and I'