I almost forgot about "Farm Friend of the Month". So as I was thinking, what would our little farm be like without new lambs? The picture above is "Lily's" little ewe lamb. She always casts off a beautiful lamb and she didn't disappoint this year. The "Olde English "Babydoll" Southdown" sheep is a sweet, gentle breed that area a joy to have around. To learn more about them visit this website, the original, http://www.oldeenglishbabydollregistry.com/
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Today we had our State Inspections with our State Entomologist, Mark Creighton. I have been sick for the past two days so he rustled me out of bed at 2:00 p.m., yes that's what I said! I had slept for 16 hours almost straight so I was well rested. We actually had an appointment for Wednesday, so I was a bit surprised to see him. I suffered through, with my head feeling like it was going to explode and got it done.
Needless to say we found some interesting things, I learned a lot and gained a great respect for a man with this much knowledge.
Sunday, June 22, 2014
The chicks are growing so fast!!! They came here to live on Coon Hollow Farm three weeks ago. It seems like we have two roosters and seven hens. They are beginning to roost when they sleep just like big chickens! The two in the back are different breeds from the rest, can't wait to see what they turn out to be!
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Friday, June 6, 2014
We have the State Bee Inspector coming next week to look at the hives so we will get some test done and hopefully learn a few things about our hives.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Monday, June 2, 2014
Lastly, Kisha's hive is queen right and strong, lots of brood, larva and happy bees!!!
Sunday, June 1, 2014
Last week I got a message from a friend that these little chicks needed a home. Apparently they were hatched in a school in NYC as a class program. It was a group effort to get them here, my friend Cheryl Ann knew and arranged everything and Ellen brought them to me. No one is sure of the breeds so we will have to wait to see what they turn out to be, boys or girls too!