Friday, November 27, 2015 6 comments
I started today as usual, doing chores, the water outside was defrosting rapidly today, I tugged and pulled until I got all the ice out of the water trough, it was a big piece! The horses water was already defrosted but not running yet, so I pu... Read more
Not much liking this Snow!
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 5 comments
I got up yesterday to a nasty surprise, of about 6" of that wet white stuff, and it hasn't melted either. The warmest it got today was 31 in the sun. We went ahead and processed the chickens yesterday despite the cold and sloshing around in t... Read more
Another productive day on the farm!
Sunday, November 22, 2015 6 comments
We started early today to get some stuff done before Kevin left. So after breakfast we went down to the blueberry patch and took the netting off, it is so much easier with two people! The next project was getting the loose hay down stairs, ... Read more
Another great day!
Saturday, November 21, 2015 7 comments
It is so nice to have the barn all shoveled out, tomorrow we will bed the pens and they will be already for winter. I asked the young man and he will be back this week and put the plastic on the back of the barn, that will be nice to get out of ... Read more
Lots of stuff done today!
Friday, November 20, 2015 6 comments
I got up early, groan, again, double groan this morning, the kid was coming to start cleaning out the pens at 8. Funny how I always used to be an early riser until I started working nights. He was pretty prompt and got right to work, I am real... Read more
Time is ticking!
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 7 comments
I can't believe it is almost Thanksgiving! If all goes well I will get a lot done this weekend, the pens will be cleaned out on Friday by two neighbor kids, my vet neighbor is going to help me with the chickens. My nephew is coming up on Frida... Read more
Monday, November 16, 2015 8 comments
I found someone that will clean out the two sheep pens for me, so I can get other things done. The day they will come and start the clean out, my neighbor and I will take care of the old chickens, I need to get that done before the water starts... Read more
Sunday, November 15, 2015 10 comments
This is just interesting things about chickens. I usually get my laying hens, now, as chicks in May, Chickens will start laying anywhere from 20 to 24 weeks old. When I had 200 laying hens I bought them from a friend of my Dad's that lives in ... Read more
Short blog, tired tonight!
Saturday, November 14, 2015 11 comments
Just got back from doing chores, the chickens outdid themselves today, 30 eggs and 4 of them double yolkers! I took a doz double yolkers down with me for my nieces, they love seeing the two yolks in one egg! I noticed on my walk last night... Read more
Monday, November 09, 2015 10 comments
Sure is nice to be home, I ran right downstairs in the barn and let the kittens run, they wanted a lot of snuggles and hugs, so cute. Jasper Mouse wouldn't leave my side, and even Tiger (the feral cat that is friendly now) stayed around me to s... Read more
The moving adventure!
Saturday, November 07, 2015 4 comments
Wow what a long day yesterday, still trying to recover, and today is just as bad! I got up early to get farm stuff done before we left, my parents stayed at the motel locally and went to breakfast at the local restaurant while the movers packe... Read more
Long Long day
Thursday, November 05, 2015 5 comments
I got to bed late last night, trying to get some stuff done before the big move. Got up early, went to breakfast with my SIL, nieces and mother, that was OK, but it takes a long time to get my Mother in and out of a resturant, we then went up t... Read more
Sunday, November 01, 2015 7 comments
I got a late start this morning, a certain kitty was keeping me awake for hours before she got ushered out of the bedroom and the door closed. She was very pitiful outside the door but I really can't have her keeping me awake all night just bec... Read more
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