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Frozen Farm

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February 24, 2015
Frozen Farm

It’s another awful win­ter here in Michi­gan, and tak­ing its toll here on our farm. I’m not try­ing to be a downer, I promise. But I am try­ing to give you a real­is­tic idea of what hav­ing a small farm means in these con­di­tions. If you are think­ing of tak­ing it on, you will...
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New Beginnings

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January 7, 2015
New Beginnings

Happy 2015! I’ve been scarce around here. I know. There’s plenty of rea­sons, not all of which I’ll share, but I’d like to talk about some of what’s been affect­ing my nor­mally ver­bose activ­ity, and what to expect mov­ing forward. If you’ve read this blog over the years, you know we started out farm­ing after...
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Duckling Update

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October 28, 2014
Duckling Update

I am sad to report that we lost one of the dar­ling lit­tle duck­lings within 48 hours of them hatch­ing. The tem­per­a­ture dropped harshly that night, and appar­ently Peep the mama duck had tired of sit­ting on the nest, and we lost one to the cold. It was heart­break­ing find­ing that lit­tle fuzzy baby...
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Fall Ducklings

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October 10, 2014
Fall Ducklings

Well, it’s cer­tainly not the time of year we expect ducks to hatch out eggs, but one of our duck hens has been adamant that she was going to do just that, and she enlisted the aid of another hen who would “babysit” the eggs for her while she took short breaks to go...
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One Hundred Cocks In A Box

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May 9, 2014
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Can you imag­ine this as a Dr. Seuss title? Well, I don’t need to uti­lize my imag­i­na­tion for the lit­eral image, because I had just that right here at the farm on Wednes­day morn­ing! Our first meat birds have arrived. We are try­ing some­thing new this sea­son, and that is a batch of fry­ers, rather than...
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