Getting Springy

Our thermometer hasn’t hit a negative temperature reading in a few weeks. In fact, we’ve hit some pretty good above-freezing …

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Wood Sled

We’re officially into March now, but it looks like we’re just beginning to kick the coldest part of the winter.  …

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Winter doldrums

February is drawing to a close, but we can’t seem to shake this whole winter thing just yet. The animals …

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Winter Calving

We didn’t plan on having any calves born this winter. But the bull had other ideas when he broke through …

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Winter Chickens

Of all the animals on the farm, the chickens experience the biggest change during the winter.  Chickens are naturally photo-sensitive, …

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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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Mudbath

So it’s getting fairly hot here. The summer has been pretty mild so far, but the next 3 days are …

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The Problem with Cornish Cross

We’re raising our second, and probably last, batch of Cornish-Cross meat chickens this year. They look beautiful when they’re plucked …

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Know when to fold ’em

The unrelenting rain of the past month has claimed it’s first victim. Our garden. We gave it our best effort, …

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Wind ahead

The forecast is calling for 60-100mph winds tonight after midnight. I drove a few posts to hold down the chicken …

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