Category Archives: Animals

And Where Would You Have Your Babies?? Nesting Guineas!

I started with 6 Guineas last spring.  On Christmas day, we noticed one was missing and I found a pile of feathers. Christmas dinner for some fortunate animal.   So in the spirit of Christmas, I tried not to be … Continue reading

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Emma and the Chickens

This is Emma.  We picked her up a year ago.  She’d been abandoned by her mom in the middle of the night on one of the coldest nights we had last winter. She apparently is a fighter since she survived … Continue reading

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Reviving Over-grazed Pastures

Probably the most expensive mistake I’ve made since I began farming has been overgrazing my pastures.  When we moved to this place, the height of the grass in the fields consumed my children when they ran down to the creek. … Continue reading

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Sheep to Shawl

Lazy B Farm Sheep Shearing Event Date:  April 30th, 2011 Time:  10am – 1pm Place:  Furr Lane Community Center Furr Lane, Statham, GA  30666 Event Fee:  $10 per carload; $15 per passenger van (12 or more passengers); $30 per bus … Continue reading

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Heidi and Colonel

“Okay, Heidi?  Yep, the Director wants Colonel to be the pack mule and you’ve just been rescued from the rugged mountains of Colorado. You’re hurt and you can’t walk…..Colonel has come to rescue you.  Got it?  Good….” ” A little … Continue reading

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Rising Beef Costs…

U.S. Cattle Herd at Lowest Since 1958 May Spur Beef-Price Surge A Bloomberg report by Elizabeth Campbell ” Consumer beef prices will be the highest ever this year and probably will climb further in 2012, Robb said. Surging prices for … Continue reading

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Chicken Workshop – March 19

From Eggshell to Nest Egg Date:  March 19, 2011 Time:  9am – noon Place:  Lazy B Farm Cost:  $25 per person; $40 per couple Chickens have become the new “niche” pet in recent years and they’re not just the old … Continue reading

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Heidi’s Work Day at the Farm

Saturday was a gorgeous day and we had a farm work day scheduled at another friend’s farm.  A perfect day to bring Heidi along so she could “work” with us.  We put her in her special traveling laundry basket and … Continue reading

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Heidi – the lamb

I now have 5 sheep on my farm….never intended to have 5 sheep but this is how it starts. A cute little fuzzy face, who’s had a rough start to life… A momma’s heart that loves anything “baby”. And I … Continue reading

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Baby Calves and Severe Weather Warnings

Last night while I was making lip balm, my friend called my phone.  We chatted a bit and then she says, “Hey, I have a new calf on the ground!” The downside of this comment was, the mom was a … Continue reading

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