Tag Archives: Animals

Farm Life: Three Mousekateer’s

No, this is not about Disney does farming in the 1950’s.  Farms, especially barns, attract rodents.  Just too much good eats to stay away, and lots of hiding places for homes.  Rodents tend to live in boom-bust cycles, with this … Continue reading

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Farm Life: Birds Like A Room with A View Too

  While we were remodeling our guest room into A Room with A View, two bird families took up nests in hanging flower baskets.  The Pine Siskins in the photographs nested off the deck.  The House Wrens preferred the porch … Continue reading

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Farm Life: Farm Math, 2×3=9

Sorry, to my regular readers, that I have not been a regular writer recently.  Too much farm math to keep up with.Ohhhhhhhh! you groan, as you hoped that algebra was a bad horror movie from middle school, not something that … Continue reading

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Farm Life: Getting Layed

In case you thought that my Valentine’s blog was too racy, those ducks have been up to preparing for Spring.  As winter approached, we arranged for our neighbor to help cull our flock.  We did not need to feed all … Continue reading

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Farm Life: Goat Breeding Season

Welcome Mr. Goatee, our breeding goat.  We might say that we scented his arrival from our neighbor’s farm before we saw him.  Yes, goats in do not have a strong aroma, other than the usual hay and barn yard manure, … Continue reading

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Farm Life: Rodeo, Color

Continuing on my theme of color, when we attended the annual rodeo Saturday, I had in mind to take images that captured the subtle colors of the riders, bulls, and horses: boots, designs on chaps, tassels on vests and gloves, … Continue reading

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Farm Life: Color, Ducklings

Farms are places where seasons and cycles dominate life.  We raise animals and vegetables for food, protection, and companionship.  When populations grow too large, it’s time for some to go to “freezer camp”.  Recently, we decided that having seven drakes … Continue reading

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