Category Archives: Animals

Hay Feeder

Finished it today and so far it’s working great.

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Hay Feeder Project

While looking at the dump’s pile of tires, I became inspired.  A bunch of tires standing upright and bolted together would make a dandy hay feeder for the animals.  It’s indestructible, safe for them, and free!  I came home with … Continue reading

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Random Tidbits

The other day we had the goats out in the yard, and they started running toward us just as Henry started running to the trampoline and right across their path.  Emily yelled “Henry!  Look out!”  Henry panicked and hit the … Continue reading

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Update

I really need to work on this site more! Delia and I spent Thurs – Sat on Basswood Lake with our neighbors.  The weather was pretty bad but we had a good time and Delia wanted to stay out another … Continue reading

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One More Chick

One of our chicks has an eye problem.  I’m not sure what’s wrong with it, but it’s messed up and keeps getting crusty.  I’m applying saline solution to it a few times a day to try to keep it clean, … Continue reading

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This is my brain

Harvi is back with us, and sick. She is having liver trouble, and is jaundiced. I was showing / telling Henry why she was yellowish and how the liver works and also explaining to Ryan that the vet said that … Continue reading

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One Less Cat

A few weeks ago, I posted a flier at the vet clinic about Harvi. She is the only inside female, and we’ve tried a few times to have everyone live together but she just doesn’t fit in with all the … Continue reading

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Six New Chickens

Ryan and the kids picked up six chicks today. On the way home, Delia was holding the box of chicks and said “I want chicken for lunch today.” Henry wants to name two of them Wubbzy – the yellow ones, … Continue reading

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Eggs

Our chickens have been really prolific as of late.  We have 4 remaining young chickens ( ) and they’re all laying 5-6 eggs a week, and one of the old chickens – probably the black australorp – is laying too! … Continue reading

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Farm Chore Day

I mostly got the stalls mucked out.  They’re really smelly so I’m going to let them dry and air out before I put new bedding in there.  Brad and the goats have been living outside in the pasture for a … Continue reading

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