Starting a farm is hard. Starting a Valais Blacknose Breed Up Program AND a farm is even harder! There is a steep learning curve to go from non-farmers to having sheep, pigs and chickens. And there are a LOT of things you need to… Continue Reading “Taking the plunge, again and again!”
I have found that farming basically means “figure it out”. There is always things that happen that you need to fix or change, and I frequently find myself questioning my choices. Scott and I were driving home together and were discussing and prioritizing the… Continue Reading “constant change”
It’s the strangest of things.. how easy it is to fall in love with a goat, or a sheep, a little pig and some chickens. The idea gets set in your mind that it would be so much fun to have some livestock. Chickens-… Continue Reading “BEing a (hobby) farmer”
The saying that someone “eats like a pig” makes perfect sense once you have heard a pig munch on something. They smack.. loudly! Although it’s adorable in the pig pen, it’s not quite as adorable at the dinner table. They also make a mess… Continue Reading “First comes pigs, then comes……RATS!!!”
I would never have believed I would fall totally in love with pigs!! After all, it’s not the type of animal I ever dreamed of as a kid- or an adult!!