I’m not saying I married my husband because he’s a mechanic, I’m just saying it’s come in handy. A lot. The DR power mower that we bought used many years ago has lived a hard, rough-and-tumble life on the farm. Its not that I break things intentionally, it just happens. Do I remember oil changes?Continue reading “DR Power needs a Doctor”
Peak adulting is being excited about a new stock pot. Peak farming may be getting excited about rain and a cancellation at the meat processor.
Summer is a time for watching grass grow, making sure everyone has water, and worrying about when hay will be cut. I have no idea when hay will be ready, water tanks are in sufficient shape, and Toby checks the grass situation for me. So I guess my work here is done!
-ery yellow chicks. We hatched out chicks all summer of 2020, and have been thrilled with our hatch rates! The last hatch of 2020 consisted of 22 eggs, of which 20 hatched! I sell quite a few hatching eggs as well, and have received positive feedback on hatching rates from buyers.
Well, on the one hand, cows with spots are adorable. Think Texas Longhorns or British Whites (which I DESPERATELY want!). However, spotty cows are a problem. A few weeks ago, we noticed that one of our cows had rubbed off a lot of hair from under her jaw and on her neck.