Raising baby chickens

The new chicks – 100 Harvest White, 20 Red Ranger – are here. Each tiny fluff ball has to have its beak dipped in in water as they are removed from their shipping box. We have lost 5 – no saying to what – but the rest are eating and drinking and chirping well.

Lamb Chops: from barn to freezer

On Jan 3rd we bought a 125 lb. ram lamb to fatten for the freezer. He had horns and had not been castrated. Of course I named him Lamb Chop lest anyone forget he was intended for food. [Do you find it as odd as I do that all those years ago TV show host/comedienne/ventriloquist …