Snow Flurries & Frozen Water With Babies In The Barn

Yesterday started with a balmy 21 degrees here in the smokies at our farm.  The chores were less than ideal as when heading out I found that our water was frozen for the livestock barn.  All the water feeders were frozen up; buckets, rabbit's water bottles and even the water stand itself.  We have three … Continue reading Snow Flurries & Frozen Water With Babies In The Barn

Babies In The House ~ Keys To Successful Lambing & Kidding

It's 21 degrees this morning at the farm (Monday early morning).  The clouds are hanging low and frost covers our farm.  I am sitting by our wood cook stove warming, along with our new little critter, Princess Nicketti, whom our daughter has renamed "Lil Bean".  She is one of our newborn Nigerian Dwarf dairy goat … Continue reading Babies In The House ~ Keys To Successful Lambing & Kidding

Anxiously Awaiting Dawn – Story Of A Farm Girl’s Life (Poem)

Anxiously Awaiting Dawn Anxiously I wait in resting Watching the moon as it slowly subsides. Dark the sky is catching A twinkle of the starry night sky. Oh, how I long til morning, To slip on my boots and go outside. The barn oh how it's calling, As dawn breaks and I hear baby cries. … Continue reading Anxiously Awaiting Dawn – Story Of A Farm Girl’s Life (Poem)