Category Archives: farm

Reader Question- The Farm

Hi Guys, I had a reader make a comment with a question that got my wheels spinning, it went along the lines of, you are so lucky (yes, I am) that you have the farm and do so many things with it, … Continue reading

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Its Cold out there

Its both cold and snowy on the farm, the critters are in hunker down mode, We finally sighed in defeat and turned on the heat lamps for the chickens and other fowl, they are loving it and it has increased … Continue reading

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Baby is cold outside.. Bedding.

Sometimes it really pays off to keep your ears open and to ask what folks are thinking about doing. in this case we are talking about Straw! aka warm bedding.. Normally I buy straw from the same supplier of my … Continue reading

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O my that is a lot of Beef..

Well, we sent Glenda to Freezer camp and not counting bones, organs or hide after being aged for two weeks and then done in a very certain cuts and sizes for us, the way it was done was tailored for … Continue reading

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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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