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 [...]

The Big Hay

I know it’s not a big deal to most farmers.  With their hundreds of acres and farm machinery worth thousands of dollars.  But around here we work our 4 acres by hand.  And we buy our hay in the squares bales that fit in the back of the Suburban.  Or on a big load, in [...]

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