Fiber Day and Christmas in August Craft Fair

August 19 is the last Fiber Day of the season as well as the Christmas in August Craft Fair. Local fiber artisans will anchor the Craft Fair. This is a great opportunity to purchase yarns, roving, raw fiber, baskets, and an array of knit, woven, and felted goods.  Come and meet the artisans who often[…]

Enter the Grayson County Fair!

The Grayson County Fair will be held August 13 and 14.  Thanks to Bottomley’s Evergreens and Farms for hosting the Fair at their warehouse in Elk Creek again this year. Bring your entries to Bottomley’s THIS Thursday August 12 from 7am to 7pm. The Fair has a full range of competitions this year.  Do you[…]

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Winter Egg Production

I. Understanding Why Egg Laying Stops

The winter slack in egg laying is not usually about temperature. Unless it is bitterly cold–for example, below 0˚F–chickens usually do just fine in the cold. The real problem is the changes in their environment that come with the winter.

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