Category Archives: History

May Day and Pigs

So my May Day somewhat started last evening with me participating virtually in the Valborgsmässoafton Concert put on by the Swedish Club featuring the Swedish Singers.  My grandmother was a Swedish Singer so they have a special place in my … Continue reading

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Spring Goat Maintenance and Better Homes and Gardens New England Boiled Dinner

Yesterday was Goat Maintenance which basically what we do each month except also giving copper boluses. Here is Billy on the stand with Tom getting things ready in the background. In Billy’s case though there is extra work. He has … Continue reading

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Rotations and Rheumatology

So yesterday was the first day of pasture rotation, and these animals were reduced to half-ration no their hay.  March 15 is a goal for this but often doesn’t happen due to crappy spring weather.  But this spring we have … Continue reading

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