Young’uns and Barn Office

chicks in new penSo today I cleaned out one of the pens in the barn and moved the growing rooster chicks in there.  They had outgrown their old space in the feed shed.  There are still 27 of them, and I think I can identify their breeds (6 Dark Cornish, 3 Lt. Brahmas, 3 Buff and 3 White Orpingtons; 3 New Hampshire, 3 Rhode Island Reds, 3 Barred Rocks, and 3 Sussex).  After the trauma of moving, they are happier with their new space.  The other young’uns are growing up too.  Here is Patches and her kids napping in a small shelter in the barn.

Patches and kidsAnd here is Tanya and her lambs.  They are growing fast.  I forgot to get a photo of Margie, our Dexter calf.  She is getting big too.

Tanya and lambsAnd I finally used the barn office for the first time today.  I had been waiting for electricity but decided instead to use a headlamp to light the microscope.  It worked out well.  I did my fecal egg counts in the barn office rather than the dining room table.  Tom will be thrilled.

barn office

 

 

 

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Farm. Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Young’uns and Barn Office

  1. No more poop in the kitchen.

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s