Friday, April 1, 2016

Welcome Spring

Another long lull in posting but it doesn't mean things are hopping on the homestead! Spring is a busy time of year for us. The early garden has been planted and things are starting to peak out of the ground. Snow peas, sugar peas, beets, turnips and radishes are all up. We also planted 60 pounds of seed potatoes and over 700 onions!
The goats kidded the end of January. We had a set of triplets and a set of twins. Two will be leaving for their new home in a couple of weeks and the others are going to remain here as replacement stock. Lots of spots this year!!

The fields have been fertilized and we are hoping for a good hay crop. However, we are already 3 inches below normal on rainfall so that may make for another low yield again this year.
 Yes, Spring is here and we are ready. Things are humming on the homestead!

1 comment:

  1. Oh my word - the spotted kids are adorable! They're all adorable, but the spots! Ack! My kids got to visit my bestie on her farm this past weekend and help bottle feed her four new baby lambs. She got three girl East Friesians and one boy. Apparently they are the cutest things around, according to my 11 year old. But I think your spotted kids are in the running for that title!