The Worst Milestone: Our First Chicken Death, Sour Crop

"Farming is a profession of hope." - Brian Brett

Eight months and five days into our little farm adventure we hit the worst milestone, our first farm death. One of our silver laced wyandottes, Artemis, died from complications stemming from sour crop. This milestone was inevitable. Death is a part of farm life, and if you want to live on a farm....well it is something you just have deal with eventually. I had hoped it would hold off a bit longer.

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