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Grapes

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We finally got around to weeding the grape vines. They have a long way to go, but at least we are headed in the right direction. We always use lots of grapes. Steve makes wine to give to his friends and I make jelly. Nothing is as good as a butter biscuit with homemade grape […]

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Water for the deprived

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You would think our chickens never had water before. This past weekend we installed the automatic watering system. We have to take it down during the winter cold months. This was an extremely cold winter. Even at this late date I’m not sure the freezing temperatures are gone. We will be keeping our fingers crossed. […]

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Busy Weekend

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  We made several changes to the housing set up yesterday. There was a little bit of fussing as everyone tried to establish their pecking order, but overall it went well. I moved the Crooked Little Hen back into the flock. She seemed to enjoy her freedom. I moved the two brown roosters back with […]

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Farm Animal Noises

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The temperature has dropped substantially in our area of Virginia. When the sun has almost set, the air is crisp and your breath makes little wisps when you breathe out. With the time change I leave home in the mornings when it is just light enough for me not to need a flash light. When […]

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Guineas can fly! Or can they?

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Why do our feathered friends forget they can fly when danger approaches? Last night, as I approached the lots, I heard a guinea that didn’t sound like it was coming from the right direction. At first I thought the sound was carrying and I was hearing things. The guineas roost on top of the chicken […]

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I didn’t do it!

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I think Ace looks like one of those dogs on TV that they make the mouth look like it is talking. Ace will talk/bark at me with a sound that is more of a rumbling. I had just fussed at him and Abby for eating on a tree that is growing by the gate.   […]

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Abby wants a kiss!!

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Goat Hay Feeder

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Well, I have been researching and researching for months now to determine how to build a feeder for the goats. I know there will be some waste, but I want to eliminate as much of the waste as possible.   Steve and I had trouble getting our ideas to blend together and come up with […]

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Mini Lop

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This little guy needs a name. He came to live with us today and I thought it would be fun to let yall name him. It has to start with a “B”. Thanks!!

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Been gone a while

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Sorry to everyone that has found my site and been disappointed because I haven’t updated. I post lots of pictures and information on facebook. We are still having a blast working on our farm. We have a new baby goat. His name is Boss and he is Bossy. Ace is already a BIG dog….but he […]

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