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Elsie and Lady Astor, the Dutch Belted Dairy cows, went through their pretend milking routine with perfect precision yesterday afternoon. So you CAN teach old cows new tricks. 1,125 more words



Yesterday the snow fell on and off for the whole day. But it did not have any  kind of real resolve, It was just there.  A half hearted affair.   611 more words


Pig Farrowing Huts

This morning, the moment after  I’ Press Publish’,  I will leap up and gently turn the incubating eggs (one more day of ‘turning’ to go) then on with the hoodie, the extra pair of socks, farm overalls, the scarf, hattie, jacket, gloves then overgloves then I am off out the door – feed the two big pigs, feed the barn fowl, feed the peacocks and cats and dogs, feed the short fat kunes, feed the laying chickens (10 eggs a day now)  and the cows and the sheep. 510 more words


Dirty Windows

Dirtier windows. Do your pigs make a mess of your windows?

And how about your kittens? Do they sleep in your feed bags?

Does your cow have a fringe? 138 more words


all is well

Good morning. I am finally back in the land ice and snow. It is impossible that I am still in the same country the change is so profound.   212 more words