A little cheese with that whine?

Ok so I KNOW it’s February. And I KNOW it’s still winter. And I KNOW this won’t last forever. But oh, my aching heart. I. Am. Sick. Of. White. It’s foggy so even the air is white. I am suffering from monochromaticitis*. And I’ve got it bad. We are experiencing some melt as evidenced by …

Bits and pieces

Just a few odds and ends today. The weather has been really nice~ cold at night but mild and sunny during the day. We’ve also had a bit of freezing fog which makes for interesting diamond deposits on fencing and trees and cow whiskers. Rachael and I took Rhett to the Flathead Spay and Neuter …

Freedom!

The weather has been almost mild. So we let the teenaged chicks loose with the older hens yesterday. There was a lot of flapping and running about in the coop floor. And a lot of chuckling from the observing humans. These pictures make the chicks look huge. I guess they are pretty big. They are …

No title for today

It is snowing. We are supposed to receive about 4 or so inches today. The chores go on as usual.  It just takes longer than when the weather is nice. Animals are fed and watered. And hay is distributed for warm beds. A couple of our roosters have combs that have suffered from the extreme …

New girls on the block

We have high egg needs here on the farm. We eat a fair amount, our animals eat a fair amount and we supply eggs for a few families in our church and neighborhood. So we need a lot of eggs. And I love chickens. What a coincidence. In years past, we picked chickens that had …