Well, we did it. We finally took the plunge and re-joined the legions on Facebook. Check us out at https://www.facebook.com/SourwoodHillFarm!
We lost yet another hive last fall. If anyone off keeping count, that’s 3 that have absconded. I promise, animals usually like us!! This hive fell to a new for us issue, so at least it stays interesting. I bought a complete hive in the spring of 2021 to complement the wild hive we hadContinue reading “Down with the Wax Moths”
Who knew there would EVER be such a boom on all things poultry these days! Hatcheries are back ordered for weeks or months and it seems everyone with space and allowable city regulations wants a flock!
We treat non-venomous snakes fairly well on the farm. If it is an exceptionally fine specimen, we may catch them and tell them how pretty they are and to go catch a mouse, but that’s really it. And thankfully we’ve only seen one venomous snake. This arrangement worked beautifully until we got chickens. Really, itContinue reading “How far is far enough?”