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Sheep Flock in the 2014-2015 Breeding Season

With any luck, the ewes are all bred up and ready for lambing in April/May. The ram's aggressive tendencies have not let up, so he is currently for sale and may become mutton. The girls are fat and gaining quickly for the worst of winter. Spotty, Sarah, Helena, and Cow needed a deworming one last [...]

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Pig Processing Day

Warning: this post contains graphic images and descriptions. If you're going to get offended by knowing where meat comes from, don't look! We didn't get as many pictures as we would have liked because we were so busy dealing with the pigs. Unexpectedly, in just 6.5 months, they had grown from about 3lbs to almost 200lbs. [...]

Goat Processing Day

Warning: this post contains graphic images and descriptions. If you’re going to get offended by knowing where meat comes from, don’t look! The goats were from our neighbor and intended for meat right from the start. They were excess dairy bucklings who didn't look like they'd ever amount to herd sires. We castrated them as soon as [...]