Monthly Archives: May 2009

800 Lbs of Butter, 30,000 Lbs of Cheese

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Juggling some of 800 Pounds of Butter Showing off with sticks of butter. The local business who gives us their whey had a bad batch of butter. They make a lot of butter and these things happen with any production … Continue reading

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Goose’s Tongue Teeth

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Goose’s Toothsum GrinGeese have teeth on their tongues. Sharp looking barbs! Outdoors: 67°F/39°F SunnyFarm House: 69°F/68°FTiny Cottage: 49°F/48°F

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Eating Jello with Chopsticks

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Silly Walter – Always up to a challenge!Since I’m so good at eating rice I was challenged to eat my jello with chopsticks. Not bad. Just don’t squeeze too hard. Works even in zero-G and better than spooning! Outdoors: 70°F/35°F … Continue reading

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Trout!

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Curt Releasing Brown TroutYesterday morning we got 49 Brown Trout from Curt of Mountain Foot Farm. Actually, it’s a few more than that. Curtis said he threw in a few extra incase some don’t make the transition from his farm … Continue reading

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Brilliant Double Rainbow

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Double RainbowYesterday evening after a period of sun we had an intense storm of rain, thunder, lightning, hail and then it cleared just as the sun was setting down past Sugar Mountain. On the opposite hill a brilliant double rainbow … Continue reading

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Ducks Discover Pond

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Pekin Ducks at Pig PondThe ducks have just discovered the pond. We think of winter as only lasting four to six months but for the ducks it is more like ten or twenty years in equivelant life span. Most of … Continue reading

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Death on the Farm

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One Little Piggy on Our Farm Didn’t Make It.This is not a defense of Confinement Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) also known as Factory Farms. On a blog I like and others around the web they’re making sensationalist posts along the … Continue reading

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Tusk Regrowth

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BigUn’s Tusks RegrowingI had mentioned before that one of our big boars, BigUn, had lost his tusks. I don’t know if it was a seasonal sort of thing, from digging or tussling with the other big boars. In any case, … Continue reading

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