Monthly Archive: September 2012

Todays chores.

Today was great feeding the baby chicks and baby guinea keets. They are getting so big, active, and alert. They are starting to eat out of our hands. Here in these pics they are approx. a month old. You can see all the breeds we are raising here – Pearl White Leghorn, Red Stars, Americana/Arcuna, …

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Shred some more.

On Sunday we finally got the last of the open area shredded. also all the cactus and mesquite bushes removed in this same area. We do not intend to remove all the cactus. We only want to remove it from the open area and keep some in the parts we are going to leave wooded. …

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Fuel Transfer Tank Build update 1.

Here is an update on our Fuel Transfer Tank for our tractor. We got a little bit of work done on the skid, straps, and shelf/storage area.     Here you can see a took a piece of 2″x20’x3/16″ flat and wrapped/bent around a piece of pipe I had laying around of similar diameter to …

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Chicken Coop #2

Well we decided to expand the birds, but first had to build a new coop for the adult birds and we will raise the babies in the old coop because it is more secure from predators.     Here you can see the start of the new coop. It will be 6′ tall in front, …

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Another for our Farm Quote page.

You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him James D. Miles   To view Our Farmer Quotes page click here.

Here is another quote for our Farm Quotes page.

When I was a kid, my step dad started this business and would go out and get lost cows and stuff. He was part-time truck driver, farmer and cowboy. He taught me how to ride from an early age. Tim McGraw   To view Our Farmer Quotes page click here.

Mark one down for our Farm Quotes page

Your fences need to be horse high, pig tight and bull strong. Unknown   To view Our Farmer Quotes page click here.    

New Baby Chicks

These babies was made and born right here on our little farm. They are full of life. All of our eggs got mixed up so we are not sure which chick belongs to which hen. So now we have 4 baby chicks running around with 4 momma hens. Kinda of threw us an unusual curve …

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Fuel Transfer Tank Build.

Here is a build we are working on to make sure we can get fuel to our tractor and have fuel when we need it. Driving the tractor on the pavement will wear the Ag / R1 tires prematurely because they are not designed for that so we do not want to put it on …

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First Chicken Coop

This is our first chicken coop we built. We used some left over wood from a previous project. The coop is 3’X6′. The bottom of the coop is about 3′ off the ground. We decided to paint it barn red with white trim. The chicken pen is 10’X20′. We got an awesome deal on these …

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