After several years, there’s some modifications coming to the farm soon. Hmm…
The 2022 Spring Kidding season kicked off with Mercy delivering 2 adorable bucklings. 10 goats later, we have 20 kids on the ground and one doe left to kid.
Note: We have sold all of our cattle. This post is just a historical list of our coos. Yes, our Scottish Highland Cattle fold included… Blaire – (b. 2011) purchased from Blazing Acres in July 2013 Greer – (b. 2011) purchased from Blazing Acres in July 2013 Bennoit aka. “Benny” (b. July 18, 2012) Our…
Proper husbandry allows for the flow of animals from farm-to-farm or farm-to-yard or place-to-place. Domesticated animals are no longer “wild” and if left in the wild are unable to find food or shelter appropriately. While some may try to insist that all animals should be free, it just simply is not true. That insistence has…
I love planning the garden, buying the seeds or starts, and planting the garden. Seeing the first few plants break the ground is always a comfort to me. Mint is growing everywhere, onions are popping up, potatoes are breaking through, and the grass can’t stop the asparagus spears. Early garden plants are wonderful.
It’s been a slow process bridging the span from Blogger to Word Press and there are still a few steps necessary to complete our website updates. Topic categories are being reviewed and modified. Tags are being added where possible. And, a security certificate will be coming soon!
Rosy has the thickest cashmere undercoat of all my goats. Within weeks of the Winter solstice, her coat begins to get this dirty rug look. By middle of February, she’s rubbing the fence (as pictured). Next, giant clumps can be brushed away. By the end of March, she’s back to a sleek, red coat.
Wild red hair. Is there any Irish in him?
This is the look just moments before getting swiped with a doggy kiss. Yay!
This is the default face for Polly when she is waiting on her cookie. That tongue.