February 26, 2017

I don't really have anything specific to say, I just feel like talking to you folks!

I put my first batch of duck eggs in the incubator last weekend, and another batch in today. Three more weeks until our first ducklings!  I can't wait! The above picture were some from...

February 19, 2017

That's probably pretty obvious.

I post ads on Craigslist sometimes. I think I've found a few new customers that way, it's free, and so I do it. Not too long ago, someone lambasted me via my craigslist ad for how high my lamb prices were. This individual took the energy...

February 16, 2017

We are coming up on our 10 year anniversary of living on the farm.  10 Years ago we were 33. Why does that suddenly sound so young?

Anyhow, we didn't start at 23. The irony is that we would have had boundless energy, but we never would have had the funds to afford land...

February 7, 2017

We've been raising sheep for 10 years now, and just got our first case of mastitis.

Mastitis is an infection in the udder. Any nursing mammal can get mastitis, even humans. Sometimes caused by a plugging of the udder that doesn't allow milk to drain, it can get infected...

February 2, 2017

Each year, we save a ewe or two from that year's lambing to increase our flock size or replace lost ewes. It's not common, but there can be things that happen where we lose a ewe we weren't expecting to lose. Usually injury or illness. We do have some criteria where we...

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