02
Mar
2013

Ok, I guess I’ve already informed you that our ladies are laying, but here’s a reminder, just because it’s so exciting! :) Here they are, milling about the chicken house. They are about 22 weeks of age, and they like to EAT! Last week’s egg total was 371, so obviously, in a house of about [...]

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01
Feb
2013

This afternoon when he woke from his nap, Elliot suggested we take a walk to the farm to see his Daddy, and all the animals. It didn’t take long to convince me. There are baby pigs and baby goats that are just adorable, and, also, I’ll admit that sometimes, it’s nice to mysteriously be MIA [...]

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27
Jan
2013

Piglets, and More.

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As promised in a previous post, here are a few baby pig pictures. There are six piglets altogether, and they are all doing well and already beginning to pack on the weight. These pictures were taken at almost two weeks of age. Mama pig and her babies have now taken up residence at our own [...]

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15
Jan
2013

Several months ago we started a small personal project involving pigs. Our neighbor had some bills to pay, and a few pigs to sell, so we talked it over and made a deal. Three sows for us, to be fattened and butchered by Christmas or New Years. The pigs stayed at his farm, since we [...]