Big Chick Little Chick

Big Chick Little Chick

A couple weeks ago we absolutely had to get the Cornish chicks into the chicken tractor as they were totally growing out of the water tank. Since it had been occupied by our layer chicks I had to just bite the bullet and put them in the coop run with the “big...
Milking Motion

Milking Motion

Once I knew we were going to get dairy goats I dove into the internet to find all the info I could on milking. I’d never milked before. Not cow, not goat, not sheep, nothin’. I found several really helpful tutorials and also youtube videos, though a lot of...
Life on the Ranch

Life on the Ranch

Ranch life this week was a little interesting. We had to dispatch 2 of our Cornish chickens because of unknown injuries. I’d assume that they somehow hurt their legs since that seems to be one of the ailments that plague the breed. I couldn’t find an...
Summer Snack

Summer Snack

Before we started to get back to the roots of real food, Summer time snacks for the kids were Otter Pops or frozen Go-gurt, with a smattering of yogurt raisins and some fruit from time to time. I’ve been thinking recently about just how much our eating habits...