It is an exciting time on the farm! We have our first piglets! Nine of them, to be exact. Bacon, our Hampshire cross girl, was visited by a “travelling man” and now has some very uniquely colored babies to show for it!
October 1, 2013 in Uncategorized
Looking for some toys for your horses (or perhaps other mammals) that wont break the bank? I’ve been on the hunt for toys that I can make from items I have laying around the barn or can pick up from yard sales! Today, I’d like to introduce the NET BALL.
Abundance Farms had a brand new experience this Fall! SHEARING! Ok, some of you are thinking “uhmmm…you sheared a few goats this Spring, didn’t you?”…well…yes! And we hated it! So, we hired a shearer from Homestead Heritage to come and tend our goat fuzz. Over the course of two days, our goat herd transformed from majestic, huge, fuzzy, gorgeous goats to….
August 13, 2013 in Uncategorized
I hope you’ve all missed me (at least a little bit)! This Summer I’ve been able to expand my borders and really start working with horses. It’s been an exciting and hardworking time (seriously, my biceps are bigger than they’ve ever been). In today’s blog, I’ll catch you all up on what’s been going on at our farm – breeding chickens, rescuing a horse, my newest husbandry adventure, and more!
May 29, 2013 in Uncategorized
When you have an animal, there’s a few things you want to know about it. What kind of animal is it? How old is it? And…what is its sex? Some people can only have or only want hens. When it comes to ADULT ducks, there’s a few ways to try to identify the sex by eyes and ears. Continue reading to figure out who’s who in the gender game.