So lately my next batch of chicks are now at laying age and they’ve been doing pretty good with giving me eggs everyday or every other day. What I started noticing though is that my leghorns were laying everyday but I wasn’t always finding their eggs. I have three leghorns and first I started gettingContinue reading “Egg hunt fun… or not so much fun.”
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Butchered Pigs… Now what?
It took approximately a little over a week to pick up the pork from the butcher. Any reservations we may of had through the process quickly disappeared when we inventoried the meat. In the end, our pig live weight was 265 lbs. and hanging weight totaled 185 lbs. The 185 resulted in the following: 18Continue reading “Butchered Pigs… Now what?”
Pig Reflections & New Animal Adventures
We are coming to the end of our first pig adventure and we learned a tremendous amount and at the end of the day we are gearing up to do it again. I am going to have Dustin do the honors of explaining the butchering day since I was on a business trip. I willContinue reading “Pig Reflections & New Animal Adventures”
The cold temperatures have finally arrived and for the first time a few of the eggs are cracking due to freezing. Not a huge deal until you realize my egg production is down to 5 eggs a day. I have some ideas how to resolve this. We will have to see if they areContinue reading “Winter Cold”
A Really Long Farm Update Before Fall.
The weather has dramatically begun to turn into fall over the past couple of days and with the busy work schedule, I realized I have not posted for awhile. This is a quick review of farm activities over the past couple of weeks leading up to our last few days of warm weather. COOKBOOK: MyContinue reading “A Really Long Farm Update Before Fall.”
Walking goats & state fair countdown.
Dustin continually let’s me know that over the past couple of months we have created spoiled goats, which I wouldn’t disagree with. The goats are pretty quiet until around 6 pm. They know that is when we head home from school and work and they expect to get some attention. They usually stand at theContinue reading “Walking goats & state fair countdown.”
“WHAT” a white egg
So, I have all brown egg layers, well actually, I have a california white who was suppose to lay white eggs but has been laying brown since the beginning so I gave up months ago and accepted I have all brown egg layers. That is until today. We have a beautiful white egg. We eillContinue reading ““WHAT” a white egg”
All time high production
Today was a Saturday so we were able to be around the barn and a little more today. The girls were making quite the noise this morning and we were excited to see who was actually laying eggs. We had an all-time high of 7x today. If you are not familiar with the egg songContinue reading “All time high production”
Hay Auction and Egg Update
Today was going to be a pretty busy day since both of the kids had birthday parties to head to early afternoon. As we were enjoying the morning, the doorbell rang and it was one of our neighbors down the street. He introduced himself and informed us that there was a hay auction that heContinue reading “Hay Auction and Egg Update”