Well, it's Sunday and I am taking a little break from farm chores to pen a note to you all about the goings on around here. To say things have been insane has been an understatement. With the construction going on at the farm....to say the lumber spike in prices have not been shocking, is … Continue reading Sunday! Fuel Shortage! Oh, My!
I haven't blogged in a while as we have been so busy here at the farm. I'll tell you why. Well, we bought a cow named Rosie. We raise our own beef for the freezer. The friend we bought her from said she isn't breeding so best to let her come to us for our … Continue reading Such A Busy Spring!! Plus Foal and Calf Coming Soon.
Well today has been an exhausting one. Tennessee has been saturated with torrential rains. You've probably seen by now that water is raging through Gatlinburg, TN and Sevierville, TN is completely flooded in areas. This morning we awoke to insane water on our farm. I will have pictures up in a few days as the … Continue reading Tennessee Flooding Today Nearly Took Out Half Our Farm
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
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