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February 14th, 2016 · No Comments · Weather

It was about as cold as we’ve seen it here on Spy Dog Farm this morning but the livestock mostly just powered through. As long as they get their ration of grain, the goats are fine. Emily, our Jersey cow, also came running to get her bucket of feed. The sheep were bleating, so I […]

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Coldest Winter Ever?

March 3rd, 2015 · 1 Comment · Weather

We’re passing a second winter on our new farm and we’ve been tested. Last year was one of the snowiest on record, with more than six feet of total snow. This February turned out to be the second-coldest ever in the Albany area with the mercury averaging 12.6 degrees. Only February 1934 was colder–by a […]

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Snow? What Snow?

February 3rd, 2015 · No Comments · Weather

Even covered with snow and with 10 inches of new snow on the ground our animals don’t miss a beat. As you can see, the sheep carry a heavy layer of wool insulation around with them. But even the “hair” sheep–the Dorpers–show no ill effects from the latest blast of winter and maintain a fine […]

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