Monthly Archives: September 2010

Cider Season Begins

So today was the start of cider season for us.  The crabapples we picked from Orondo had finished sweating as had some dessert apples Tom had picked.  Naturally the weather turned autumnal for us.  This was the first time we … Continue reading

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Animal Footcare

I have spent much of this week caring for animals’ feet.  Yesterday I got the farrier to come over (no small feat!) and trim the donkeys’ hooves up.  Later I trimmed the 16 goat does’ and wethers’ feet.  Then today … Continue reading

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Back to Farm Chores

I have been working a lot at my “day” job this last week so have not been doing any farm chores, or even seeing my animals.  So today I felt obliged (despite the rain) to get something done.  So I … Continue reading

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