Monthly Archives: November 2009

A new Angle

It winter. That means time to adjust the PV panels.

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Hanako and Bessie

Hanako and Bessie joined the farm today

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Feeding the Horses

Here’s our 7 year old grandson, Julian, trying to carry, drag, push, whatever, a bale of hay for the horses.

He finally made it – with a little help from Poppy.

-Dad


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More Cows

16 more to be exact.

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Stockpiled Pasture

The backyard lawn makes for great stockpiled forage! I let them out for a few hours a day, after which they’re ready to go back in and chew their cud. Saves on hay and feed! (Not to mention that it fertilizes the lawn.)

Just a minute or two before I took this picture, the free range chickens were mixed in there too. I wish I’d gotten that picture – sheep goats and chickens.

btw, this is the view out of my high rise “office building,” i.e., my office on the second floor of our two story home.

-Dad


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Meet the Meat

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That’s 27 lbs of lamb and 36 lbs of pork from 1 lamb and 1 pig. The other animals were sold to friends and co-workers.

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The Truck

Here’s our farm truck.

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Its more than just a big truck. Its a diesel truck with an SVO conversion.
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