sara | January 12, 2011
I just wanted to let you know that the Farmhouse Breakfast week is between 23rd and 29th January 2011.
The theme for Farmhouse Breakfast Week 2011 urges people to Shake Up Their Wake Up by eating a healthy balanced breakfast every day.
Lots of breakfast events will be taking place between 23rd – 29th [...]
sara | April 17, 2009
Had a really busy day here on the farm getting ready for a weekend away.
I have moved the sows and piglets from the farrowing barn into their normal pig barn and mucked out two pig barns and moved the seven gilts.
I have given both poultry huts a Spring clean with lots of new straw and [...]
sara | March 26, 2009
Well how exciting or should I say eggciting! Sorry couldn’t resist. The farmingfriends guinea fowl have now officially started to lay eggs this season. Yesterday I collected eggs from the hut and there was a small mis-shapen egg with guinea fowl colouring and I thought it was a guinea fowl egg but not certain. Today [...]
sara | March 22, 2009
Well Sunday started early for Steve and I today as we were arriving home from a meal at friends at about 1am this morning when I went out to check the pigs only to find a cow was beginning to calve. We managed to get the cow in the calving pen and after a struggle [...]
sara | March 21, 2009
Well what a beautiful day it has been, the sun has been shinging and it’s like a Summer’s day. It has also been another busy day on the farm.
Cats – Spots limp seems ok but he is now sneezing like Fluffy was. I hope they haven’t caught anything from the ferral cat or got a [...]
sara | March 20, 2009
Well I am sorry that I haven’t had a chance to post a daily farm update for a while but life on the farm is very busy.
Cats – I am pleased to say that Stripe has made a full recovery with his injured leg without a visit to the vets, which is probably a relief [...]
sara | March 12, 2009
Another busy day here on the farm, what with egg bound quail and pigs looking like farrowing, it’s all go!
Cats – The ferral cat was around today and looked like he had hurt his eye, poor thing. Stripe is putting his paw down more which is good news. He came and sat on my lap [...]
sara | March 10, 2009
Cats – Have postponed taking Stripe to the vet as this may cause him too much stress. He is still limping but eating well and can get around. We had a big cuddle this morning and he sat on my knee for a good 20 minutes.
Cattle – Farmer Steve and Farmer Terry hadn’t finished mucking [...]
sara | March 9, 2009
Cats – All the cats were eating together and being friendly to one another today. The ferral cat hasn’t been around for a few days.
Cattle – Farmer Terry took the heifers to market today and unfortunately the price of beef has dropped.
Ducks – The ducks enjoy running about all day. Got 6 duck eggs this [...]
sara | March 8, 2009
Cats – Have been trying to look at Stripe’s paws to see if there is anything wrong with his foot.
Cattle – Three heifers have been put in one of the pens so that they are easy to laod for market tomorrow.
Ducks – The ducks are enjoying the wet weather and spashing about in the puddles! [...]