How To Incubate Hen Eggs In An Incubator Without An Automatic Egg Turner

Here is a set of instructions for how to incubate hen eggs in an incubator without an automatic egg turner. Collect 6 to 12 fertile hen eggs. Store with the pointed end of egg facing down. Plug in the incubator the day before adding eggs to make sure it is working. Add water to the … Read more

Apple Jelly

Yesterday I made apple jelly for the first time. I have only made jam once and thatb was not successful! I am pleased tol say that the apple jelly was very successful and Steve said it is, “Wonderful.” Praise indeed! Apple Jelly Recipe Ingredients 4lb cooking apples – diced but not peeled or cored. 2 … Read more

Cattle News

On Wednesday the cattle that have spent the Summer at the Ings were moved back to our farm. The day was spent moving the cattle in the livestock trailer into our back field. The grass has grown in the back field since the calves from last season were brought in for the Winter so the … Read more

Photo Hunt : Theme Pink

The photo hunt theme for this week is pink which was potentially a difficult one for a farming website. However the well known sayings, “red sky at night, shepherd’s delight” and “red sky in the morning, shepherd’s warning” reminded me that I had some farming landscape photographs with pink skies.         If you … Read more

Halloween Sweet Treat

I am thrilled to receive this fun Halloween Sweet Treat award from one of my photo hunt pals, TeacherJulie, who regularly visits and comments on my photo hunt posts. A great halloween treat are toffee apples and as I have an abundance of apples from my orchard I am going to make toffee apples to … Read more