Lamb Watch 2014

Waiting for lambs is like waiting for paint to dry. You know it’s going to happen but you just don’t know when. It depends on the thickness of the paint, how it was applied, the relative humidity in the air and room temperature, among other things. Waiting on Lambs is much the same. We know…

Time For A Change

We feed about 60 chickens, and lately we get about 5 eggs a day. Why so few? Because some of the girls are of an age they lay infrequently. And because it’s winter, a time to conserve resources for staying warm and surviving. Except our spoiled girls have a taj-ma-barn with timers set to mimic…

Moving On

What a busy couple weeks. The 15 year old had a football injury that was surgically repaired and he’s finally to a point where he can be more responsible for his own care. ¬†Yay for him, but also yay for me, it’s a lot of work having to care for another. Don’t get me wrong,…

Busy Busy

Summer means busy days, at work and on the farm, so much to do (and of course I want to do it all) and so very little time to do it. Amanda patiently waits for dinner It occurs to me that I haven’t shared very many photo since my wonderful Teeswater joined the flock. She…