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How to Build A Barn Door

Doors. We need doors everywhere! The barn is no exception. We need stable doors, gates, entrance doors, whatever you want to call them. There are many styles of doors you can make. You can be as elaborate and detailed as … Continue reading

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Spring 2013 is Coming!

Ahh…. Spring is in the air, mixed with cold spells. The warmer days have flowers starting to open around our farm. I have been very busy trying to get things ready and still keep up with the basic chores. We … Continue reading

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January 2013 Summary

January is drawing to a close, and again I have neglected you, my friends. It seems moving takes more out of you than I ever expected when moving 4 people with active interests, livestock, and garden. January has been full … Continue reading

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Watering System for the Animals

I spent 2 days rigging up an automatic watering system for the goats and chickens. I still need to do one for the rabbits, but already I have taken over half my workload off not having to carry water constantly!

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Out of Chaffhaye?!!!!

I ran out of Chaffhaye about 2 weeks ago now. Taxes are breaking us, and I need to sell some goats to buy a pallet. It’s interesting not having it and seeing the stark difference in my goats production. I … Continue reading

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Rosemary and Lactation

Rosemary is a great herb. I love it! It smells awesome, is an evergreen shrub so it looks good all winter here, and it flowers the prettiest blue flowers. It is a natural wormer, and astringent. It also, much to … Continue reading

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Another Baby!

I spent Valentine’s day in the goat barn with a first freshener, Abigail. She was quite frightened about the whole thing, but is very happy with her baby, as you can see for yourself in the video below.

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