Category: Critter Updates

Pet Hawk

Our pet hawk that we rescued several weeks ago is getting much bigger. He will break the skin if he pecks at you, however he is conscience of who has been feeding him. He was let go several days ago…

Breeding Rabbits

We bred 3 does on May 15, 2007. We put in nesting boxes on June 11,2007 and expect kindling on June 15, 2007. We haven’t noticed unusual behavior from our does but have noticed that the rex doe is getting…

Boyhood Work

At the end of a long day, my 11 year old announced, “I just had the best Monday of my life…” What, you may ask, was so great about Monday? He, his brothers and dad worked out in the hot…

Baby girl and the baby Possum

So when your boys are trapping wild animals, you never know what will turn up.  This day yielded a momma possum and her 9 babies. Of course the real story is how will their baby sister repsond to such “cute”…

Country grocery shopping…

Living over an hour from a Kroger or almost 2 hours from a Costco or Sams, our methods of gathering groceries have changed quite a bit since moving out to the farm.  In an emergency, I can be at a Sav-a-Lot in…

Speaking of Turkey

Some husbands bring their wives cut roses and chocolate, my husband brings me wild turkey. After years of marriage and many children, he still impresses me. A flock of about 40 turkey were in our side yard garden area. A…

Almost Had Us A Turkey, Mom!

Our version of a Where’s Waldo Thanksgiving picture? A flock of turkey spotted in our yard as we were eating lunch — The boys immediately scramble from the table telling everyone to BE QUIET BECAUSE WE BETTER NOT SCARE THEM…