Morning Farm Chores

Just to give you an idea of what daily life is like on the farm, I thought I’d write about my chore routine. Of course, depending on what animals we have, what’s going on, and what time of year it is, these chores can change. But for right now, and probably until spring, this is…

Learning From Your Mistakes

In farming, you are going to make mistakes. Sadly, the hardest ones to forgive yourself for are the ones that cost an animal its life. We made one of those big time mistakes Monday night. We got home from our trip Monday night with sleet and snow coming down. The temperature was dropping steadily, but…

I’ve Become One of THOSE People

Well, I’ve been so busy with sheep the last week or two, that I haven’t had much time to write or post. But much has been happening. Last week, we had some bad news about a family member who is fighting cancer. We needed to visit this loved one because it’s been since Christmas since…