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Archive for January, 2013


   Jan 30

Quick and Easy Chicken Waterer – And Poop Free!

I absolutely hate cleaning chicken water tubs. Almost everyday, I would have to dump out the tubs and wash them… wasting a lot of time and water. When I first saw these nipples, I had dreams of never washing a chicken waterer out, ever again. The nipples are a simple device and are simple to […]

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   Jan 30

Denied! The Trials of a Traveling Puppy…

Poor Joker! He was all excited to make the trip to Wisconsin. For those that don’t know, there are a lot of rules and regulations for a traveling puppy. The temperature has to be within a certain range at start, stops and destination, which can make travel a little difficult in the the winter, especially […]

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   Jan 26

Dexter Bull For Sale

JB is the son of our primary bull, Cedar, and he needs a new home. He is a dun, short-legged, and has a pretty gentle temperament. He has been haltered before, but we haven’t done it in quite a while.  His most recent progeny, Ciara, has proven to be a very fine heifer. If you […]

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   Jan 23

Chicken Tractor Hoop House

I built these a couple of years ago, so that we would have a place to lock up the chickens at night (even though we rarely do) and so they could get out of the rain (back when it used to rain in Oklahoma).  They are quite heavy and can be moved by hand. But, […]

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   Jan 23

Quick and Easy Animal Shelter

  A local agricultural sprayer will sell these 275 gallon tote tanks to me for only 20 dollars. I use them for a lot of different purposes, including a water wagon for hauling water into the pasture (at least until I plumb the pasture with flexible piping). Normally, they come to me in a palletized […]

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   Jan 04

A lot of bellowing going on…

Today, I had to move our calf, Ciara, out of one pasture and into another. She is either at, or past, breeding age. Being a first year heifer, we don’t want her to be bred this year, if she hasn’t been bred already. When she was born, Karen told me that I needed to “have […]

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