Ted ran upstairs this morning, and he told me he could hear one of our cows carrying on down around the barn while he was stringing fence for the new pig pasture. He said he was going to run down and look. Ten minutes later he called me from his cell phone and said that … Continue reading TWO WERE BORN TODAY!!!
After Bessie gave birth last week, we were so excited to realize that the heifers would soon have calves, too. We counted up and figured all three would calve within the next month at most. This morning as I headed to work, I noticed Bindi acting strangely. Ted checked as he left and said she … Continue reading Sad about the stillborn
As I was taking Jake to school yesterday morning, I caught sight of Bessie with her tail standing straight out. I slammed on the brakes and yelled, "What's that cow doing???!?" We watched a minute, and Jake said, "Awww, she's just poopin', Mom." And she was...but as I stared intently at her rear end, I … Continue reading Gramma got her wish!!!
Today, we decided to hike our farm. It. Is. GORGEOUS!!! Side note: We walked to the edge of the woods, heard a "meow", and then Ted brought Daisy back home and locked her in the house because she was following me. He said he knew if he didn't take her home, she'd get lost, and … Continue reading Hiking our farm today
...but I don't know why!!!
The pig feeder is stuck shut again. We're not sure what's causing it. We thought it was the rain getting into the trap and then freezing it shut. It's been above freezing for the past few days though (in the 50s for a bit - a virtual heatwave!), but it's stuck again. The pigs still … Continue reading Feeder is stuck shut again
...try, try again! Ted brought a big bale of hay up for the pigs. First he came in the yard front ways to try to set it over the fence for them. That didn't work because he couldn't see to get between the fence and the tree, and even if it had worked he realized … Continue reading If at first you don’t succeed…