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Ewe are so beautiful

By Lydia Smith | Contributor

As Charlotters, we take great pride in our legacy, striving to leave behind a world better than we found. Some select a “greener” car or use only reusable shopping bags; that is their contribution. 323 more words

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Winter sunshine 🌞

We have been blessed with some amazing weather the last few days. Thankfully the Mr. and I both had the days off as well. We had a family picnic on the trampoline, worked on the chicken coop, and soaked up the vitamin D. 224 more words

On The Farm

Meet Mounds

Mounds is another one of our Spanish does. She is the most friendly by far. She is always the one to come over to you to say hello or check your pockets for treats. 111 more words

Heritage Breeds

First set of bacon bits on the way

Meet our beautiful gilt Ruby.  Pregnant by our Tamworth boar, Pork-n-Beans. Rubys mother is Tamworth/Red Wattle and her dad was Old Spot/Duroc/Berkshire.  She will be one year old on May 2nd, 2016. 117 more words

On The Farm

I don't cuddle my chickens

My chickens are sort of wild and untamed.  I am an affectionate person, but I don’t cuddle them, or handle them outside of necessity, and I certainly don’t plan on knitting them sweaters. 314 more words


Kickin' Tail and Takin' Names!

Heritage breed birds have an immense amount of genetically passed down skills that are a resource for poultry-raisers to utilize.  From parenting skills to foraging abilities to predator evasion, a heritage breed bird outshines their industrial breed counterpart. 243 more words


The trouble with roosters

Several weeks ago, a lovely couple responded to my SOS call.  They need to build their flock up again, after an unfortunate incident with a fox.  429 more words