Well for the past few days with snow on the ground the ducks have been ground in their hut. I didn’t want them to come out of their hut onto the snow if it was going to damage their feet or legs. I wouldn’t fancy running about on snow in my bare feet so couldn’t … Read more Ducks In The Snow December 2009
Over the past 4 days it has been snowing on and off in our region and for the past 3 days we have had a covering of snow on the ground. This was the farmhouse and the lane to and from the village this morning. So how has the snow affected the livestock on our … Read more Snow December 2009
I have been wondering what pigs think of the snow as my guinea fowl do not like snow, but my hens and ducks don’t mind it and my Saddleback pigs are indoors at the moment. Anyway the other day I mentioned this on my daily farm update and one of my reader’s Martin, kindly informed … Read more Tamworth Cross Pigs Enjoying The Snow
Late this morning it started to snow and the snow began to settle pretty quickly. My poultry were out free ranging and I knew that my guinea fowl would not like snow and would eventually fly up into the trees to roost so that they didn’t have to walk in thick snow. So I dashed out to … Read more Snow Stops Play, Poultry Play!
Yesterday it snowed and I decided not to get the guinea fowl out as I know that they do not like snow. In fact guinea fowl hate snow they do not like to walk on it and will fly. This shows that they really don’t like snow as guinea fowl prefer to walk than fly … Read more Snow And Guinea Fowl
Snow has fallen for the first time in 2008. When we awoke on Thursday morning the ground was covered with a good layer of snow and it kept snowing throughtout the morning. By evening the snow had started to melt and when Friday morning came there were no traces of snow to be seen anywhere. … Read more Snow in January 2008