Category Archives: Critters

Rendering Lard- Pasture Raised Heritage Pork Fat

My computer binged and it was a friend of mine.. would you like a couple bags of Freshly done but now frozen of Pasture raised heritage organic pork fat. I was like ok, two bags, maybe three? Well her one … Continue reading

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Just Ducky..

Yesterday was so busy that I never got a post up..  and this morning and day is already up and going.. so its a picture heavy post for you.. We spent around two hours yesterday doing just a intent yard … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning.. April Mini Challange

My hands are softer and well worked at the same time.. its spring cleaning time.. Ah, Spring cleaning.. so much to in the coming month.. so much cleaning to do.. I honestly think that most folks who dream of the … Continue reading

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Introducing Jayda, A lovely little Doeling.

Juno has a big long legged and very strong lovely brown little female waiting for me, all dry and full in the belly when I went to do a late afternoon check.. she is just a touch on the cooler … Continue reading

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Freezing Sheep Colostrum

Below is a really great post on Freezing Colostrum but first a update.. I missed the post yesterday, what a day.. I was up before the sun, showered and ready to head off the farm for Eco-farm day about an … Continue reading

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Working with your vet..

In my kitchen’s Dining Room, there are two of the biggest dog crates you have ever seen set up, each one has a cardboard box with a fat fluffy pillow covered with soft old worn flannel sheets from the church … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for spring egg laying.

I know it seems like its right in the hard part of winter and I know from talking to my family and friends that they are either into hunker down mode or they are hitting the slopes, the trails and … Continue reading

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Home Butchering -Saving Money

Let talk about butchering for moment shall we.. I normally say Freezer camp,  it my PC way for saying, killing, butchering and processing an animal raised for its flesh, hide, bones, feathers and blood. Today in the most gentle way … Continue reading

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Mr BoJangles -Care update..

When you get a new critter, big or small, routine care and finding base lines are important.. Since arriving on the farm, Bo has been wormed and he took it like a very good boy, excellent manners on this.. Both … Continue reading

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Photo Friday.. This and That around the farm..

It was a cold but sunny day, the solar heating in the house was lovely! Pom is looking mighty fine in full winter feather up.. Harry is looking mighty fine, I just love my clean-up ram, he is sweet, easy … Continue reading

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