Monthly Archives: January 2006

Chicken Sunroom How-to

Featured Image

And behind door number three is a spacious new sunroom as demonstrated by my beautiful assistant, Vanna White. Oh, wait, that’s Holly, my lovely wife! And yes, it is a sunroom – for the chickens! They are quite happy in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 23 Comments

How to Make Hanging String Rack

Featured Image

This is our solution to the eternal problem of dealing with lots of hats, gloves, mittens, scarfs, goggles, work gloves in all seasons, sun hats in the summer and other apparel. Otherwise this stuff ends up making a mess and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 7 Comments

Mystery Animal Tracks

Featured Image

What a funny print in the snow! Holly found this and called me over to show it to me. It is almost a perfectly smooth round hollow. What ever could have made it?!? I figured it out. I’ll give you … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 8 Comments

NoNAIS.org & Frozen Farmer

Featured Image

Dolly says to keep reading for funny Frozen Farm story… Today’s first order of business is to announce the creation of a new blog http://NoNAIS.org where I am going to write about NAIS. My goal is to create a site … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 11 Comments

NAIS Radio Show Sat 12noon ET

Tune into this radio show on NAIS or download the streaming MP3 and listen on your computer… A FOOD CHAIN RELEASE FROM METROFARM.COM To protect against disease and terrorism, USDA will register and track domesticated animals, and the properties in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments

Ewe’ll Be Famous

Featured Image

The sheep are complaining about not getting equal time. “Baaahddd,” they holler, “Baahhdddd man!” So this is to prove to them that I am not discriminating on the basis of cuteness, reproductive efficiency or flavor. See, sheep, you’ll get your … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 8 Comments

Winter Farrowing Ideas #1

Featured Image

I’ve been writing about our new experience of winter farrowing and several people have emailed me or left comments asking for more details. A few people are in the situation of having a sow that will soon farrow and wanted … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 73 Comments

Crystal Caverns

Featured Image

The Crystal Caverns are not just a fairy tale out of some text based UNIX game on a teletype. They exist frozen in time for a moment, carved by the fierce north winds of winter yet dynamic and changing over … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments

Cute Pet Pigs

Featured Image

Goose got his pet pig when it was ever so cute and little. Apparently Goose did not read my previous post about this. Ever week or so someone calls or emails me asking about getting a pet pig. They are … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 17 Comments

Serene as the Cat

Featured Image

Serene is so named because when we got her as a kitten she was covered with fleas. That may not sound calm but she was. When we brought her home I gave her repeated baths and flea treatments for ten … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments