Monthly Archives: January 2007

Warming Wood

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This is not my wood pile.This is not my house.But it was a pretty picture,at my neighbor’s place. Wednesday Outdoors: 22°F/-3°F Partially Sunny, Light Snow in eveningFarm House: 57°F/42°F seven logsTiny Cottage: 49°F/35°F no work Tuesday Outdoors: 17°F/-9°F Partially SunnyFarm … Continue reading

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Fiber Improves Sow Welfare

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Flop with piglets in hay.National Hog Farmer magazine’s latest issue has an interesting article “Fiber’s Role in Sow Welfare” by Debra Neutkens. Much of what she described for the mystery behaviors of the sows without fiber (licking the floor, licking … Continue reading

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Frosty Weather

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Kita watching her pigs in the snow.Weekend dog blogging at SweetnicksToday was relatively warm and pleasantly calm. The lack of wind really help make outdoor work more pleasant. The last week or so has been fairly cold and windy – … Continue reading

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Bridge to Nowhere

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This covered bridge is a bit north of us. It was removed from service, possibly for repairs, and now sits up on blocks in the field. It’s been there for several years so apparently the project is on hold. A … Continue reading

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