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!
There are lots of matters to consider before you buy an animal as a pet. I don’t just mean a horse or a goat. I mean chickens, rabbits, sheep…I mean ANY animal at all. I constantly hear about how “it just didn’t work out” and “I don’t know what I’m doing”. Sometimes, I […]
Luzia Minera. Off the track Thoroughbred mare. Gear Granddaughter to Secretariat and daughter of Aljabr. Formerly an underweight, poorly taken care of mare. Exchanged between over 6 previous owners. Luzia Minera. Finally settling in.
Bottle feeding your goat kidd can be difficult and expensive. There are many commercial powder goat milk replacers, but my experience with those have almost always ended with scours and unhealthy kidds. A little while ago, one of my Navajo Angora does had twins. She kept the doeling, but had rejected the buckling in the […]
You have a rooster. His name is George. He was a cute little guy. You have pictures of him on your computer. On your office wall. On your coffee mug. George. Oh, you beautiful Red Shoulder Cuckoo Marans Orpington. How you love him. (“The Pop Art Chicken” by Chicken-Design.deviantart.com) One day George says “NO LONGER”! He […]