Ruffled Feathers and Spilled Milk

Farming with ducks and dairy goats, chickens and children.

I win! (today)

Round bales of hay are very convenient.  And wasteful.  Perhaps they are fine for cows and horses.  But goats tear huge long strips off the roll.  They eat two mouthfuls of the strip and then trample the rest of it around the barn.  So eventually I have to haul away huge loads of nasty hay [...]

Perennial Labor

There’s a whole to of work to be done in the garden.  All the support cages and stakes need to be pulled up and stacked neatly for the winter.  The soaker hoses need to be dug up, patched, and rolled into pretty coils.  The herbs need to be divided and transplanted.  Compost from the barnyard [...]

Weapons of Mass Destruction

It was too quiet.  Way too quiet for 4 kids that were home from school early and went upstairs over an hour ago.  Does anyone else find it odd that the term for a half day of public school is called an “early release” day?  Isn’t “early release” the same term the Department of Corrections [...]

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