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Sunday Homestead Update

We have been really enjoying the farm babies this last week (see previous post).  And we have been very busy with a lot of things going on that are not related to the homestead.   785 more words

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Farm Babies!

The calendar says it is still winter, as does the weather, but the babies around the farm make it feel like spring.

The goat triplets moved from the birthing stall into the nursery.   343 more words

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Heidi's Kidding 2017

Heidi had been showing signs of being close to kidding for over a week.  She had even had what we can only assume was false labor last Saturday.   1,442 more words

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Sunday Homestead Update - False Alarm

The parts of our life that are not related to the homestead have been very busy lately, thus there isn’t much new to say about the homestead this week. 161 more words

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Sunday Homestead Update

Winter continues in the Rockies, but we are headed into a warmer spell where we are expecting 40sF during the day, so that will be nice.   986 more words

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Vaccination and De-Worming Time

We vaccinate and worm our goats and sheep about 1 month before they are due to give birth.  This was recommended by our vet and the breeder we bought our stock from because it gives the mama and the baby immunity. 126 more words

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Sunday Homestead Update - Winter on the Homestead

Spring, Summer, and Fall are definitely very busy seasons on the homestead.  Spring means farm babies and getting the garden in, summer days are full of managing the garden and livestock, and fall days are spent hunting, butchering, harvesting, and putting up food for winter.   575 more words

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