Nov/2011  Death, the story continued from last week Well, the predator returned. This summer a weasel or a mink came to our farm and we had some major problems with predation. It was absolutely disheartening, terrifying and gave us such a hopeless feeling. We learned the hard way that knee-jerk reactions and expenditures are not the best way to deal. Months went by, and everything returned to normal, or so we thought in our complacent little farming minds. We’d been tying one of the dogs out next to the hoophouse each night, but feeling bad for them, we stopped after … Continue reading devastation

Kickstarter and goat breeding

Kickstarter, we can’t make it without your pledges! Yep, we decided to do a Kickstarter in the fall of 2011, after starting to understand we HAD to have a strong and safe barn for our ducks. This video was put together by Andrew, and he wrote and sang the song as well. Very nervewracking to put yourself out there……. Sunday journal 11/6 This past week I had alot of debate in my head over goat breeding, specifically when to let the pervert (Walter the buck) in with the youngsters. I was getting nervous about missing the window for the doeling’s … Continue reading Kickstarter and goat breeding