Tag: hens

The Waiting Room

When it is almost time for the cows to be milked I open the waiting room and they stroll in and eat hay while waiting for me to get ready. They are usually an hour or so in there so I sure that they have…

Frigid Sunshine

By the time we had finished milking yesterday morning and brought everything back inside it was minus 3F (-20C).  I do not deal in windchills as I don’t understand the equation so I won’t tell you what the windchill was. There was hardly any…

It rained and it was a good rain

Shortly after the camera and I and a new friend took a tour of the grounds, the skies opened and it poured. Though the term the ‘skies opened’ is questionable. As we walked around the skies closed above us. Then lowered down.  There may…

Life in the Fast, oops I mean SLOW, lane!

Early spring is a period of waiting. I make my little seed pots from the seed catalogues. We sow the seeds and wait for the seeds to sprout.  We watch the weather each day and wait for it to be warm enough for all…

sex on the farmy

So let’s have a wander through the developing sustainable, self sufficient, old fashioned farm then. I will take you with me while I do my early morning chores. I jabbed Daisy on Monday with her hormone injection, the first of three. (We are trying…