Ruffled Feathers and Spilled Milk

Farming with ducks and dairy goats, chickens and children.

Late Arrivals.

Animals are supposed to know what season is best to rear their young.  Some kind of biological clock that tells them when the days are getting longer, the sun is getting warmer, and there is an abundant feed supply.  Apparently, the animals around here have lost their watches.  Oh sure, the goats can blame me [...]

A Little Bit of Perfect.

It was bound to happen.  Even the cutest of kittens has a tendency to spread his claws and kill.  But, still, my heart dropped when I happened to glance out the window during my morning coffee and saw Little Bit dragging a body through the woods.  It was bad enough I woke to the chickens [...]

Renovations.

A rainy day is usually an excellent reason to avoid farm chores.  But since my other choice was to clean the red mold growing in the bathroom, I rushed outside to the barn to find something to do.  Luckily, I didn’t have to look very hard to find a list of things to do in [...]

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