Category: Pasture

05/05/09

Permalink 12:25:49 pm, by Karen Email , 15 words   English (US)
Categories: Pasture

Mixie's ewe lamb

Here are the photos of Mixie and her ewe lamb, twin to our bottle lamb. more »

05/03/09

Permalink 11:40:40 pm, by Karen Email , 899 words   English (US)
Categories: Pasture

Final lamb rush

The remaining lambs came in a final rush on Friday. First, I went out in the morning to check on them, and found most everyone up in the hoophouse as it had been raining. I looked at Mixie as I thought she would be the next one to lamb. But then I not… more »

03/29/09

Permalink 01:17:36 am, by Karen Email , 476 words   English (US)
Categories: Pasture

New home for house chicken

So we've had this chicken living in the house (see post from March 2nd) for almost a couple months now, and we've been trying to integrate her back into the flock. She had healed from her hawk-inflicted wounds, and grown almost all her feathers back.… more »

02/04/07

Permalink 05:19:03 pm, by Karen Email , 478 words   English (US)
Categories: Pasture, Journal

C-C-C-Cold!

OK, I like winter, but I don't really like temps below 20 degrees F. I don't really see a need for anything colder than that, know what I mean Vern? Twenty degrees is plenty cold enough to get snow, which the skiers like, and it makes everything look p… more »
Sharing ideas from our small farm in NH, where we raise Icelandic sheep and assorted poultry. We are members of ISBONA (Icelandic Sheep Breeders of North America) and the CLRC (Canadian Livestock Records Corporation). We also participate in the Voluntary Scrapie Flock Certification Program (NH54). Contact us at karen [at] birchtreefarm [dot] com. Please also visit the farm website at Birchtree Farm.
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