Tag Archives: Guernsey

City Girl Images of a Real Farm

At Christmas, a friend gifted Mike with twenty Broad Breasted Bronze turkey chicks, eventhough he knows we have never raised fowl of any kind. Mike did a quick study online to learn everything he could and discovered, for example, that a round brooder … Continue reading

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Don’t Fence Me In

We made some of our first sales and trades this past month, just in time for Christmas. While I was saddened to see them go, our “babies” are going to good homes. Frick and Frack were traded to a dairy … Continue reading

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Loving Baby

I had my first experience with substitute teaching recently at the local high school. When I interviewed for the part-time work, I expected to be called to ‘sub’ for social studies or maybe a French class here or there, so it was … Continue reading

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See Spot.

If you noticed in today’s recipes, I still have not included a recipe for Burgoo. I will. The recipe makes hundreds of gallons, so must be adjusted to a smaller portion. Be patient. It’s coming! I just got back from … Continue reading

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Why are steers better than bulls?

We are still awaiting the arrival of a dozen and a half new feeder calves this week. It looks to me like we pay a premium for feeders over bottle-fed calves, at least in per-pound pricing, but it is worth … Continue reading

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