I'd love to share some of my noteworthy experiences here on HG, but I already have a blog. Is there a way to import from my wordpress blog to my member's blog on here? Some folks import there blog…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by rachel whetzel Jan 12, 2011.
Curly Sue is one of our purebred American Guinea Hogs that is pregnant. She was due to farrow yesterday (Dec. 21). As you can see in the photo, her underline is developing. As of this morning, we could not express any milk, nor is her mammary area warm to the touch. This leads us to believe she may be more than a day out from giving birth. But really, who knows? She's…Continue
Posted on December 23, 2011 at 3:29pm — 5 Comments
What a difference a year makes. Last year at this time, those of us who call west-central Minnesota home had 3 ft of snow on the ground already. This year we have none. When we do get snow, it’s only a dusting and the above normal temps, quickly melt it.
Our area has a 90% chance of “enjoying” a brown Christmas. A white Christmas is defined [by our local TV weather guys] as having at least ½” of snow on the ground (often referred to as snow-pack). If you view our webcam…Continue
Posted on December 22, 2011 at 10:30am
A few years back, our local TV station did a 2 minute, human interest piece on us, regarding Easter and the giving of animals to children as Easter gifts.
The news gal's name, who did the piece, was Kaylin Karsin, of KSAX-TV. This particular piece was the first of two stories - the second was on 4-H. You get to see many of the critters on the farm. The interview featured Carol... with a few seconds of Madison, feeding a baby lamb. Madison was…Continue
Posted on April 20, 2011 at 11:30am
The girls have been very creative in the kitchen today.
First prepared was the ground beef for jerky later. Daughter Madison mixed a 1½ lb. batch for pepperoni jerky. It’ll set in the fridge for a few hours, so the cure, seasonings and beef become well blended. Then tonight, we’ll put it in the food dehydrator. We have one of those little Jerky-Works guns, which makes things easier. It looks like a small chalking-gun. You simply fill it with seasoned meat and pull the trigger…Continue
Posted on February 3, 2011 at 5:30pm