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Brahma Flock Update

The new flock of Brahma chickens is doing marvelous. We really, really, really (did I say really?) like the breed!!! So far we are quite impressed.   They started laying the end of January, albeit only one hen to begin with, but it’s still earlier than the other breeds. One month later they are laying [...]

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Goat Kids Arrived!

Our dairy goats Cedar and Brie had their kids! They are tons of fun to watch romp around.   We are going to keep Cedar’s beautiful Chamoise buckling and wether him. He will be a companion for our herd buck Pepe when he is away from the girls. And I think it would be neat [...]

Krystal’s 2015 Winter Garden Journal

September 8, 2015: During summer I discovered a terrific author, Caleb Warnock. He writes and teaches about the methods used by Utah’s pioneers, baking with wild yeast, and (this is the one that really opened my eyes) a book solely about winter gardening… using cold frames and hot beds, no heat or electricity, no expensive [...]

American Milking Devon herd for sale

Sadly, we need to sell our beautiful herd.   Available individually, or a fantastic opportunity as a small established, proven herd for anyone interested in helping preserve this rarest of heritage cattle breeds!   Please telephone for quick reply since don’t have internet at home. If we do not answer we will see your number [...]

Month in Pictures- February 2016

cold frames dug out of the snow   lettuce seedlings that survived through... winter with no heat   American Milking Devon bull calf   Jasper- Brie's buckling   Opal- Brie's doeling we will keep   English Shepherd puppies!   more puppies [...]