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Rabbits on Pasture

Today, the Small Buns are officially pastured rabbits, having made the transition from tiny alien newborns to weaned youngsters. It seems astonishing and not really possible that they’re already five weeks old. 426 more words


Sunday on the Homefront: Garden Update

Hey Everyone!

Well, the world seems a little brighter since we have our clear to close. I have not been this stressed out and anxious since Mom died 4 years ago. 701 more words


Chickens Home to Roost

We have been working on the chicken coop, it seems like, forever. This cool to cold weather and rain just seem to hold on and has made working consistently on the coop very tough. 337 more words

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2015 Boer Goat Kids for Sale

Well, our kidding season is over – 12 kids from 5 does! – and all are growing healthily.  At the Flying T, we prefer to allow these kids to nurse on their moms for a bit over two months ’till weaning, so we are taking deposits for June transfers.   192 more words

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Pop had Babies

For her second litter, little Miss Pop, daughter of Cassius and Brutus, had a litter if three tiny, black, orange and white babies.

This guy broke out of the nursery pen… Took me ages to catch, as he is so fast! 38 more words


Spring kits!

After a long wait (Trudy decided not to have a litter in March from her mating in February) we have rabbit kits at last! Trudy and Jezebel had litters on Thursday: Trudy seems to have three white and three black in her nest, so it was her mating to Tigger that “took” rather than to Silver – it’s a disappointment, because I do want chinchillas, but at least she’s got going for the year and maybe next time Silver will be successful. 440 more words