Category Archives: farm

Planning for Pasture Repairs

Two summers ago we had a drought that did a number on my pastures and then last year, we had a ok year in terms of weather but I was over stocked, I had allowed my sheep flock to get … Continue reading

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This and That Catchup post..

Glenda update: Glenda turned 3 weeks old on Monday and she is truly awesome, she is a healthy, active, full of herself calf, her training is coming along nicely, she is not learning at the rate of a bucket calf … Continue reading

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I like them.. the guinea fowl..

Ok, its offical, I like these birds, they are different then chickens, ducks or turkey’s, they truly do have their very own temperment and lifestyle.. They are very pack, family birds, where one goes, the others are sure to follow, … Continue reading

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Worlds within Worlds..

As I look out my big windows from my living room, I am blessed and a bit in awe at times at the worlds within worlds that I can watch and see out of them.. There is the big flock, … Continue reading

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First Big Load of our Winter Straw has arrived!

I am thrilled that our straw area has been filled up with nice big seven foot large square bales of good quality straw, while I do like the filled bags of wood shavings for certain things and I perfer them … Continue reading

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Waste- Compost/Barn Cleaning/ Fall is the time of harvest in more ways then one

Well with the cooler fall weather coming in, I mean really we had snow this past week, ok so it was tiny and it didn’t stay even much past hitting the ground but it was still snow.. This is putting … Continue reading

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Small Farms, Local Butchers and 100 Mile Food..

Wow, I lost a whole lot of that post, and I don’t know why..hmm, sorry the jump in it, i had a intro.. I swear.. let see if I can track it down or re-write it.. odd.. Can’t even sell them … Continue reading

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Accepting Help..

Well, I have often said over the years, boy I wish we had a extra pair of hands around the place now and again, and then Dh and I buckle down and try and work a little harder.. Every now … Continue reading

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Large Black Piglets.. coming soon to our little farm..

Well, this past week I could not help but notice that Miss Piggy was being a bear with Angelo and she was being sweet with me or Dh, but yesterday I was really unhappy to see that he had a … Continue reading

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Feeding hay in July.. yikes..

Things didn’t quite go as planned this year, I had done all that work last year on a cow pasture, but then my sheep went and had way to many little ones this year (that flushing worked well) and so … Continue reading

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