Jowl Bacon!

You may be under the impression that we, as meat producers, eat a big rib-eye steak every night. On the …

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Meet Bill

We’ve had a few lady-pigs around the farm that are getting a mite lonely. They’ve recently been lobbying me to …

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Installing the New Waterer

After completely overhauling our new (old) Ritchey waterer, it was time to get it installed before the weather turns cold. …

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When the pond runs dry

It’s officially getting pretty hot and dry around here. We’ve officially got the distinction of “Moderate Drought” from the USDA …

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Livestock Waterer Overhaul

It’s September and it’s becoming apparent that the hot weather is on it’s way out.  Now begins the furious preparation …

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Repurposed Smidley Feeder

This old Smidley calf feeder has been in the barn for quite some time.  Long enough that a raised concrete …

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That didn’t take long!

I was just passing by the barn on my way inside tonight, when I heard some squeaking coming from the …

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Barn Plans

When I was younger, I always loved cracking open the old books my parents had. Their copy of “Back To …

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Barn Shelf

Sometimes I get very excited about the little things. Little things like finally having a place to store some stuff …

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