Slow week on the farm- cold weather blew in and our farmers spent most of the time indoors. Verdandi did kick off the kidding season with a set of twins- born at dawn when the temps were 0°F. Oy! One kid was chilled so much that it would not stand, but an hour inside withContinue reading “Season 3, Episode #4~ Kidding Begins!”
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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 #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”
Season 2, Episode #44~Possible Aurora Tonight???
Blind Hog and Acorn have been doing all the usuals- moving the herd, got the last pasture clipped after grazing. Even picking up 8.44″ of rain for the month of October! Crazy! Bees have been getting a bit of thick syrup to top their stores off for the winter. Garden has been cleaned of allContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #44~Possible Aurora Tonight???”
Season 2, Episode #43~Blind Hog and Acorn Go Out on the Town!
Hard-workin’ farmers do get to go to town and have fun every now and then, right? After mucking about with the walnuts, tending the livestock, feeding the new kitties, Blind Hog and Acorn headed to the Big City to see David Sedaris, live and in person. 3 Words? “It was awesome!” Acorn picked up aContinue reading “Season 2, Episode #43~Blind Hog and Acorn Go Out on the Town!”