Weasels

It appears that we have a weasel problem. Over the span of a week, we’ve lost 6 of our hens. It started with our oldest girl, Big Brown, then moved onto the two sexlinks, then 4 ISA Browns, one of which I had to dispatch because she’d been eviscerated, but left mostly alive. Truth be told, dispatching her was…

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Little Hands: Wet Felted Geodes and wool balls

Little Hands: Here at the farm we are blessed with two very active grandbabies.  They are currently 2 ½ and 9 years old.  They can’t do all the farm tasks but they do love to be involved.  Art projects sometimes get boring, there is only so much you can do with construction paper and crayons, although we have discovered…

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Humane and Ethical Fiber Harvesting

Good morning fiber lovers!  While we’re sitting on some news (which we will share with you next week), we wanted to take a moment to talk about harvesting fiber from our rabbits. PETA posted a “call to action” on their website in 2013 to boycott products made with angora wool, and for good reason.  Commercial producers overseas view their…

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