Monthly Archive: October 2012

Chicken Exterminators

We love tending to the animals in the morning. They are so frisky and energetic. Here our chickens are let out to get some free range breakfast with a couple of our kids helping/playing. Chickens, Guineas, etc. are great animals to have on the farm. They are our natural and chemical free exterminators eating all …

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P.J. our Black Angus Bull

Here is a pic of P.J. our Black Angus bull. He is about 3yrs old and we estimate 1,700+lbs. He is doin his job better than any other bull we ever had. We have cows that have never calved before droppin calves left and right. We was getting ready to cull about 3-5 cows because …

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The Guineas are loose.

The Guineas are finally old enough we can turn them loose and let them free range with the other adult birds. Guineas get their flying wings around 8 weeks old so we release them to free range between 8 – 10 weeks old depending on how we feel and the flock is doing. This way …

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Kids livin the good life.

Nothing like playing in the dirt. These two have been at it all day. Building tunnels, roads, chairs, etc. Nothing like living in the country with the smell of the fresh turned soil in your hands. Got their tonka toys and it seems they are running a pretty big dirt moving operation here. Not real …

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Shredder

This is the first thing we bought for our tractor. As you know we are trying to get the old homestead back up and running. It is over grown with weeds, brush, trees, etc. It is amazing how just a little bit of shredding can really bring life back to a place. We have got …

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Pumpkin Carving Stencils/Patterns

With Halloween only 2 weeks away we would like to share this link to a some stencils/patterns for carving pumpkins. Doesn’t get much easier than this. Hope everyone has a safe and Happy Halloween.   http://www.pumpkinmasters.com/free-patterns.asp

Free Range Chickens

Here is picture proof of our chickens free ranging. It is so good for them. The eggs, meat, and chickens health is so much better. Also helps control the bug and insect population.      

Feral Hog update.

We have not caught any yet, bet here is some pictures with for sure signs that we do have a feral hog issue.     Here is a picture of their foot/hoof print. Also another picture of the foot/hoof print.   Here you can see how they have been rooting around. Although they make good …

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Stock Tank/Pond

Well we have decided since the last drought we would build us a stock tank. We will be doing this over time. Right now we needed to level some spots in the yard and put some dirt back in the chicken run so what better place to get some excess dirt than from the future …

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Outlaw got his finger pecked.

Well our little Outlaw thought he would be brave and stick his finger in there and let the chickens peck it like Dad does during feeding time or when we like to go out and just give them some fresh grass. Nothin better than a farm kids life.   Here are a couple pictures. He …

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