Archive of ‘In the Barnyard’ category

My Hero

| In the Barnyard

puppies (1 of 1)

This week I found a whole new respect for our dogs when we had our first official trespasser on the property. I was able to witness livestock guardian dogs in action and it was amazing. Until now, I scratch the ears of our sweet & lovey dogs and wonder if they had it in them. Sure they have spent […] Read more…


Change of Plans

| Farm Scenes, In the Barnyard, Pigs


{Farm Scenes #22} It’s time to face that no matter how much I can *hope* that life is going to be a little less messy any day now, for too long it’s been one thing or another and we can’t keep up. It’s time to admit that the last thing we need is to take on […] Read more…


In The Box

| Chickens, Farm Scenes, In the Barnyard


{Farm Scene #17} Today we drove to our nearest hatchery and picked up this year’s order of laying chicks. (The broilers will be here later in the week.) I like to get a “few” replacements every year knowing that just as they begin laying, the rest of the flock will slow down because of the […] Read more…


Under the Weather

| Farm Scenes, In the Barnyard, Jersey cattle


{Farm Scene #12} Poor Holly is feeling under the weather tonight and we’re praying it doesn’t turn into anything serious overnight. While she is 8 years old, I’m hoping to have a few more happy years with her. She wasn’t eager to get into the fresh grass when we moved the paddock tonight and after […] Read more…


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