Monthly Archives: July 2014

Goslings Growing

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Geese & Goslings in South Field Of the six goslings hatched this spring five are still alive and thriving out in the south field. They are starting to take on the colors of their parents and look much more sure … Continue reading

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Daisy Bugs

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Bugs on Daisy From my far south field walk… Outdoors: 71°F/49°F Sunny Tiny Cottage: 66°F/62°F Daily Spark: The cure for stupid is salt. Works for mean too.

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Washer Drier In Place

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Washer and Drier in Laundry Closet As a USDA Inspected meat processing facility (a.k.a. a butcher shop) we’ll need to provide laundry services to the USDA inspector for their smocks and other work cloths. Visitors who’ve toured our butcher shop … Continue reading

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Marshmallow Far South Field

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Marshmallow Flower Can one ever have enough marshmallows? Outdoors: 77°F/58°F 3″ Rain Tiny Cottage: 66°F/62°F Daily Spark: Do you know what the pig said to the vegan? “We all gotta die sometime. At least I taste like bacon.” Bacon, it’s … Continue reading

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Fresh Roaster Pig Available

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Roaster† in 120 Quart Cooler We will have a 96 lb roaster coming back from the butcher on Wednesday or Thursday evening of this coming week.

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Hairy Vetch

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Hairy Vetch Blooming in Far South Field Upper Paddock Hairy Vetch – sounds like a punk rocker, but it’s not. Vetch is a legume out in our fields which is quite high in protein and an excellent way to boost … Continue reading

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Blooming Timothy Grass

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Timothy Grasses in Flower It’s a veritable bedroom of seduction out in the fields…

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Tiny Tim

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Tiny Tim and Not Litter Mates Tiny Tim is the piglet pictured in the middle. At five days of age he weighs just one pound. Unlike his namesake he is not crippled, he’s just very, very small.

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Willing to Walk

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Big Sows – Far Nest This is not a July picture. We do not have snow now – not this year in July. Thank you! It has happened. It has snowed in July but that is not what this is … Continue reading

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Raspberry Bounty

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Raspberries This year we are seeing an enormous crop of raspberries along the fence lines and path sides of our fields. The ones in the picture are the second crop, coming in strong as the first crop of the much … Continue reading

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