Ruffled Feathers and Spilled Milk

Farming with ducks and dairy goats, chickens and children.

When Bad Chores Happen To Good Farmers.

Not every day around here involves newborn goat kids or picking the first sweet snap peas off the trellis.  Sometimes we are following a trail of blood drops into the barn to discover a goat with her eyelid split open. Or applying butt salve to the rear end of the guardian dog after he broke [...]

The Farm Abhors a Vacuum (But the Ducks Love a Mud Puddle).

Ah, don’t you love a day off.  I didn’t have anything planned for today except for 2 cups of coffee and a morning news show.  Yes, I had to make some cheese.  And finish emptying the boys’ bedroom in preparation for work on the house addition.  At some point, the broken microwave had to be [...]

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