Spring has sprung!

Posted April 9th, 2013 by .

It's going to be over 80 degrees for the next few days here on the New Jersey farm. The warm temps are much needed, after

Got Chicks?

Posted March 4th, 2013 by .

A few months back, our neighbor Tim gave us this really great old egg incubator that he had no use for. We thought at some

Bring on the eggs!

Posted February 26th, 2013 by .

Finally, the gals are back to work! Our hens can pay their own damn rent for once! We're up to 2 dozen a day which

That dreadful in-between

Posted February 17th, 2013 by .

Blogging has felt like a kind of drudgery for the past few weeks. For me it's felt forced and contrived and I attribute it mostly

The second wave of trouble

Posted February 2nd, 2013 by .

I've heard it on good authority that when training Maremmas, a wise human should anticipate two "exuberant" phases in the livestock guardian's developmemt. One takes