I thoroughly enjoy reading a lovely website called A Growing Delight and learning all about life in Australia through the eyes of Alice and her family. Alice belongs to a writing group and back in August she wrote the story you are about to read for her writing group. She has kindly sent me her wonderful heart-warming story … Read more Guest Appearance -Blind Visit By Alice
I recently bought Mark Eccleston’s calendar from Lulu as I admire his work. I was very impressed with the calendar when it arrived. All the photographs are excellent but here is a sneak preview of my favourite photograph in the collection. If you want to see the other photographs then visit the Lulu site. This calendar is good value … Read more Mark Eccleston’s Calendar
What is a farrowing crate? A farrowing crate is a pen made of metal and wood that confines the sow or gilt so that they do not lay on their piglets. The crate restricts the pigs movement thus protecting the piglets once they are born. Mixed views are held about farrowing crates as some feel that … Read more Farrowing Crates For Pigs
I recently bought Drew Bennett’s calendar from Lulu as I greatly admire his photographs. I also wanted to support Drew because he has created this calendar to raise money for the Machinski family and their battle against cancer. I was very impressed with the calendar when it arrived. All the photographs are excellent but here … Read more 2008 Calendar For A Special Cause
Incubation Period The incubation period for partridge eggs is 23-24 days. Incubation Temperature The temperature in the incubator for partridge eggs is 99.5 degrees fahrenheit. Humidity Levels The humidity level (wet bulb thermometer) for partridge eggs is 80-88 degrees fahrenheit. Final Day Of Egg Rotation The final day of egg rotation for partridge eggs is day 21. Please note … Read more Incubating Partridge Eggs
What Type Of Flower Are You? If you would like to find out what flower you are then visit This Garden Is Illegal and fill out a survey to discover which flower you are. It’s fun and interesting. Iam a I am a Snapdragon What Flower Are You? “Mischief is your middle name, but your … Read more What Type Of Flower Are You?
My bay tree has not been looking very good recently and I wondered what I should do. Then I remembered that TopVeg was running a herb event, so as part of TopVeg’s herb day event last week, I contacted TopVeg via skype for an online consultation. TopVeg listened to the problems I had with my bay tree; … Read more Bay Tree Problems
Incubation Period The incubation period for chicken eggs is 21 days. Incubation Temperature The temperature in the incubator for chicken eggs is 99.5 degrees fahrenheit. Humidity Levels The humidity level (wet bulb thermometer) for chicken eggs is 85-87 degrees fahrenheit. Final Day Of Egg Rotation The final day of egg rotation for chicken eggs is day 19. Please note … Read more Incubating Chicken Eggs
This weeks photo hunt theme is practical and I have struggled with this as every task on the farm is a practical task so I had lots of photos and situations to choose from, so what should I choose? I have decided to show two objects that my husband has made and which are used on the farm. … Read more Photo Hunt: Theme Practical
Can you think of a caption for this month’s caption competition? Elizabeth’s caption is, “Oops I did it again!” Virginia’s caption is, “Bring back the horses.” N.N.Neary’s caption is, “A classic case of NSPCCH.” Check out previous farmingfriends foto caption competitions.