Jeffries Family Farm
Walter Jeffries Tinker, Tailor… A bit eclectic & a tad eccentric, polymath, quantum mechanic & Farmer. Also lucky at cards.
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Missing Dog – Romula disappeared on in August. Unfortunately her collar came off so she has no ID with her. ~5years old, Female, ~45 lbs
White, grey/black & brown, Upright ears, Looks similar to a coyote. See photos.
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Monthly Archives: September 2013
Sunflower Sunday Sunny Day Lovely weather we’ve been having… Outdoors: 70°F/42°F Sunny Tiny Cottage: 63°F/58°F Daily Spark: Opinions without Pi are just onions. -Anon
Forming of Butcher Shop Administration Ceilings Patrick asked in comments: Any advice on younger pigs over the colder months? (USDA Zone 7) Feeders and breeders do well over the winter however I recommend not trying to farrow in the worst … Continue reading
Goldie – Bird on a Burr Will and I were across the road on our landing looking where we were going to store the incoming winter hay when I noticed a burdock plant. I keep my eyes open for these, … Continue reading
Another View of the same weaner paddock system from a different angle later after regrowth. Sows in distance are in a different paddock system beyond the road. (While this article talks about weaning the principles here can be applied to … Continue reading
Carefully Crafted Cold Joint Someone asked what the line in the wall of the butcher shop was. It’s a cold joint. It’s where we ran out of money.
Butcher Shop on a Blue Sky Day Click the picture to see a larger version and see if you can spot the man in the air.
Tigers in a Pumpkin Patch Today Hope and I picked a few of the pumpkins out of the house end shed pumpkin patch in preparation for letting weaners in. That area is a winter paddock and summer garden.
Fricon Fridge! This year we got a new chest cooler with a medium thermostat that lets us keep meat at 27°F (-2.8°C), the ideal super chilling storage temperature just above meat’s freezing point of 25°F (-3.9°C).[1, 2, 3, 4, 5] … Continue reading
Pekin Ducks on Pasture Happy ducks on pasture. Even though we don’t feed them commercial duck feed they still grow sooo fast! Ducks pack on the pounds far faster than chickens. The job of these feathered fowl is to gobble … Continue reading