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It All Happens At Once

Posted on: Sunday, November 28th, 2010 in: Crafts, General, Pigs, Sheep

Yesterday was the day of for everything to happen. My car was getting a new motor, hopefully no more oil leak. Richard has very kindly offered to put it in for us, and even found us a very good deal on the now one. Thank you Richard. Our new little piglets were due to arrive […]

Laurel and Hardy have an Adventure

Posted on: Thursday, December 24th, 2009 in: Pigs

About 4 weeks ago we got our new batch of pigs. Two Large Black male weaners whom we named Laurel and Hardy. How lovely for me yesterday, Bevan got up and did all the morning chores, while I just lingered in bed and read a book. Can’t remember the last time that happened. Later I […]

Time to Take Stock

Posted on: Tuesday, December 30th, 2008 in: Cows, Garden, General, Pigs

As a new year is about to come upon us, it is time to take stock and see how close to our goals we have reached. The garden is starting to crank up for the summer harvest, and we even got our first crop of beans for the year. We eat alot of beans, so […]

The Delivery

Posted on: Sunday, November 9th, 2008 in: Cows, Pigs

It has been waited for with alot of anticipation and worry. The birth of our first calf. Sweetie Pye was lent to us so that we could learn to milk and have our own dairy products. She arrived two months ago and it was believed that she was carring a half hereford calf. Where she […]

The Cold Weather Has Finally Come

Posted on: Thursday, June 19th, 2008 in: Garden, Pigs

Just as we were thinking that winter was going to bypass us, the cold weather has finally reached us. We had our first and only frost so far about 2 weeks ago, followed by the wonderful tree pruning weather. Guess what I have been doing, yes cleaning up the garden and starting to prune the […]

Tribute to George and Mildred

Posted on: Saturday, March 15th, 2008 in: Pigs

In October, as part of our grow our own system, we invested in a couple of weaner large black pigs. They were not very pretty or endearing at that time as they squealed and complained while they were carried from the trailer to the pen. I was not at all convinced that I would like […]