Rolling on…

So, here’s what we’ve been up to on the farm lately: HAY. Hay, hay, hay. And more hay. Here we are driving to the hay fields. Here we are raking up all that hay for the baler to roll it up and spit it out. Sometimes hay raking requires intense concentration. Here we are wrapping more hay. You get the idea. We harvest and store … Continue reading Rolling on…

Hay, hay, hay

We got a lot done this week. Much time was spent harvesting and preserving our hay crop. This year we began using a different bale wrapping system. It tightly covers our hay bales in a thin white wrap. The purpose of using the wrapping system is to maintain the high quality of our wheat and rye grass bales. This means more nutrition for our cattle … Continue reading Hay, hay, hay

More hens, please

About a year ago, I decided to knock something off of my bucket list. I’ve always wanted my own flock of hens. Primarily because I wanted fresh, nutritious eggs to feed myself and my family with. And because I love watching the hens. They are so entertaining. They chase down insects with a vengeance. Their squawking and squabbling is humorous. And there are so many … Continue reading More hens, please