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Sweater weather

The days go by so fast sometimes.  With spring here and temperatures going up and down to almost freezing, we are trying to get as much done as we can.  We completed the chicken tractor.  We bought a coop from Tractor Supply and then attached it to a base frame with some wheels and added a door.  Thus the baby chicks moved from the dining room table to the great outdoors.

The ducks remembered where their house was and started laying again.


We got our potatoes in the ground.  We watched a video where a guy just cleared an area, put down some blood meal and then covered them all with a bunch of used straw. It seemed so easy that we thought we would give it a go.


The cat helped in her usual way of course. 


The temperature dipped to near freezing the other night so baby goat got to wear his sweater.


Have a great week my friends. 

D.

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A fine day

It’s a beautiful November day with temperatures in the mid-70’s.  There are plenty of things to be done but today just feels like one of those days to stop and appreciate life, and the place I now call home.   
    
   
Although they normally don’t seem to care what I’m doing, the ducks decided today to come visit as I walked beside the pond.

 

 
As I continued around the pond I came across a present left by one of my web footed friends. 

  
Or perhaps the Easter bunny is out here practicing for next year. 

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The nightly walk

Each night we have to go close the ducks into their house.  This process has gone through many stages.  There was the “chase back and forth past the door” phase, the “get in the canoe and chase them out of the pond” phase and now we are at the “sometimes put themselves away” phase.  Last night was a “hey time to go to bed time so start walking ducks.”