Monthly Archives: May 2009

It's a mom thing

A while back Olivia had an impromptu sleepover party. One of the mom’s asked me, “Are you sure you want all these girls over?” My response was, “What’s a few more?” Some of the pullets hang out with the new … Continue reading

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Peeps

This hen stole away and hatched out 6 chicks. That one peeking out from her wing is just the cutest thing! Couldn’t you just die from the cuteness? 1 year ago: Since you asked…

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Runner girl

It’s May, that time of year when spring and summer activities converge and overlap, and blogging comes to a standstill for a bit. (I enjoy the irony of an Osage Green Devil jumping over a St. Ansgar Saint hurdle I’ve … Continue reading

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Strrrrrretch

Oooo, all of that stretching makes a baby tired! 1 year ago: Punks & bluebells Chicks, batch 2 Happy Spring

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Piglets

The new gilts have all farrowed! I was waiting to tell you until we saw how things would turn out, since the news has generally been bad in the past. The results are about 66% good news and overall I’m … Continue reading

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As requested

More calf pictures for Brian. This little beauty is Sophie. Her mother is Caramel. Usually Caramel has black calves, but once before she had one like this named Louisa. Such a cute mother-daughter pair! I love how Sophie looks like … Continue reading

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Potatoes in

Rafe was a big help in the garden on Sunday. With his help we got 20 pounds of potatoes planted. He uses a hand trowel to get the right spacing… …and sets them in the row. Matt came behind him … Continue reading

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