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Yuck

April 12th, 2017 · No Comments · Blog, farming

They don’t call it mud season for nothing. It may be my imagination, but it seems like everything is softer underfoot this year. We had a big thaw in February, then a blizzard in March that dumped more than a foot of snow. Then rain, rain, rain. The worst is around the chicken coops where […]

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No Human Intervention Required

April 8th, 2017 · 2 Comments · farming

Our animals have free range over 12 acres of pasture and that makes us a little nervous this time of year when they’re walking around pregnant. You never know where they might decide to give birth and we’ve had to carry more than one newborn lamb back to the shelter to get it out of […]

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New Lambs

March 28th, 2017 · 3 Comments · farming

We normally don’t see new lambs until April. But this morning when I stopped by the paddock to feed the animals I found these two little girls fresh out of the womb and eyeballing their new surroundings. We don’t have a barn for lambing, just a three-sided shelter, and last year we lost several newborns […]

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