Season 3, Episode #3~ Snowy Saturday and Black Walnut Sugaring

After another unusually warm week, Blind Hog and Acorn were not only able to work the goats and get them vaccinated, but also tap in 25 sap spiles into the black walnut trees, plus a sycamore.   Acorn collected 19 gallons before the sap flow stopped- due to warm weather, but after the next 10Continue reading “Season 3, Episode #3~ Snowy Saturday and Black Walnut Sugaring”

Season 3, Episode #2~ Feeding Hay, Winter is Here.

Blind Hog and Acorn have to report that Winter is Back…  Fed out the first round bale of the season.  Cows and goats all tucked in for inclement weather, dairy barn prepped for upcoming kids. Of course- “Let’s kid goats in January…” Minor fence repair here, alleyway addition there.  Baking up goodies to keep theContinue reading “Season 3, Episode #2~ Feeding Hay, Winter is Here.”

Season 3, Episode #1~ Happy 2022!

Just when you hoped 2021 would be the end of the Dumpster Fire that was 2020, we get to recycle that New Year’s Wish for 2022! Blind Hog and Acorn spent the past week finishing up farm projects and chores in the unusually warm weather.  Buck shelter has a floor AND bedding, goats have hayContinue reading “Season 3, Episode #1~ Happy 2022!”

Season 2, Episode #52~ Happy Holidays!

Blind Hog and Acorn are STILL taking advantage of the record warm temperatures- they built six new goat feeders from old ones.  Muy bueno! Other than that, and rearranging a round pen that was inside the alleyway, that has kept our intrepid farmers out of trouble. Time to sit back with something decadent and enjoyContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #52~ Happy Holidays!”

Season 2, Episode #52

Blind Hog and Acorn are STILL taking advantage of the record warm temperatures- they built six new goat feeders from old ones.  Muy bueno! Other than that, and rearranging a round pen that was inside the alleyway, that has kept our intrepid farmers out of trouble. Time to sit back with something decadent and enjoyContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #52”

Season 2, Episode #51~ KC and the Sunshine

Phew!  A busy and fun week for the intrepid farmers.  Blind Hog and Acorn completed a few more projects and even managed a day in KC!  The Kemper Museum! The Nelson Atkins! IKEA too! Weather was sunny and nice for the trip and the next day? Almost 3″ of glorious rain. The pastures (and livestock)Continue reading “Season 2, Episode #51~ KC and the Sunshine”

Season 2 Episode #50~ All Clean

Blind Hog and Acorn finally FINALLY got the goat barns mucked out, clean and ready for winter/January kidding.  Phew! Only took one front tire repair on the Mahindra and removal of up-teen front end loaders of piled up “residue” raked up from the barns to get the job done.  Much better now, even though theContinue reading “Season 2 Episode #50~ All Clean”

Season 2, Episode #49~More Fencing Fun with Record High Temps!

Phew!  Blind Hog and Acorn have been working like dogs…  Tearing down the Murphy bed that Blind Hog built super well, i.e he glued the joints, to working in the west field in preparation for winter grazing.  All the walking back and forth along the fence lines. A bit of baking first thing this morning-Continue reading “Season 2, Episode #49~More Fencing Fun with Record High Temps!”

Season 2, Episode #48~ Post-Thanksgiving

Blind Hog and Acorn had a full house the past week, and seven at the table for Thanksgiving! Visitors from Alberta, Canada and Texas, along with Badger and her beau for the holiday feasting. Trips to see a couple goat ranches as well as a trip to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Acorn isContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #48~ Post-Thanksgiving”

Season 2, Episode #47~ Thanksgiving Cleaning

Now that the 200′ underground electric project is competed and 220v is surging from the power pole to the new breaker box in the old goat barn, Blind Hog and Acorn have put their attention to domestic chores- cleaning the house in anticipation of out of state/country guests! Yes, Old Frank is returning and thisContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #47~ Thanksgiving Cleaning”