Smidge, age 10 years, 1 week Puppers, age 3 years, 2 months 4/2/2017 Note: DG won't come near the barn since she got zapped by the electric last summer! LOL
We forgot how much work it is to have a bull. We. Forgot. Chip quickly reminded us. It takes two people to move anything that requires opening a gate because if it's open, that bull is going through it. It takes two people to diligently watch him while the other climbs on and off and … Continue reading Naughty naughty Chip
The first time I heard the term "sacrifice pad", I was horrified. I thought it meant a big cement pad used for slaughtering on the farm. It is NOT that. A sacrifice pad simply means an area of the farm you sacrifice to the cattle for winter. It winds up being a spot where not … Continue reading “Sacrifice Pad” (it’s not what you think)
This little farmer stacked hay bales, built a hay "house", helped fill the water tank, decided to dig a hole, decided it wasn't a good idea to dig a hole in gravel so filled the little divet back in, and went to Tractor Supply and chatted up the cashier. The only thing he wouldn't do … Continue reading Little farm boy
The water trough is now near the water line. We have water at the barn!!! The cattle are happy. I'm happier. LOL
THIS was delivered for them today! They could barely contain their excitement! They hauled butt across that field to see their new house get unloaded. Now to get that new fence installed (fingers crossed the weather will cooperate so it can go in next week!)!
Believe me. We've tried for two years to give away the giant pile of cherry wood, and we've had two takers. Finally, Ted read that a leaf blower, when aimed at the base of the woodpile, would fan the flames enough that it would burn quickly. He went to work yesterday and came home … Continue reading We can’t give it away!