Archive for the ‘Farm’ Category

New Kids on the Farm

Angie had twins today 4/10/10, one brown & one white. They all seem to be doing well. We will check gender & other things tomorrow when everyone is up to it.

The proud father(Brownie) & doting aunt(Cassie) have been checking on them too.


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Looks like the rams were away from the girls long enough this fall. Lambs didn’t start arriving until March this year, after the worst of the snows of February have melted.

Today, Saturday March 6, 2010, we got a chance to tag the lambs that came in this week. We have 3 girls & 7 boys in the first week!

I forgot to take pictures while tagging, but I did get a couple after we were done.

We also found a pretty cool snake skin in an uninhabited part of the barn. It still had the ‘head’.

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Snow on the Farm

Not sure how much will be done today, spent over an our shoveling our 13′ covered back porch & our 6′ sidewalk. I didn’t bother trying to get to the tractor that will be doing the driveway later.

We currently have over 22 inches, too tall for my daughters to go through without me breaking trail first, though our dog did try to lead, but only his head come above the snow.

I dug out the water pail for the goats, but I doubt they will be going to it before it stops.

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