Monthly Archives: February 2017

Laying plans for farmstand eggs

The chicken tractor just rolled in, loaded with laying hens. These are happy birds, enjoying our South Hero fresh air and sunshine, free ranging for food, and supplementing with organic grain. Eggs are available as an add-on to your beef … Continue reading

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Galloways Enjoying the Snow

We have the Galloways segregated from the pre-existing herd of Angus/Devon and British White. The Galloways are reported to eat less than other cattle in the winter, due to their heavy winter coats. Indeed, they were bedded in the snow … Continue reading

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Bale Grazing on Frozen Ground

We’re halfway through winter! And bale grazing is in full swing. These are the bales we have set out in the field in a grid-like pattern, with electric wires controlling access to them. When the ground is frozen, we can … Continue reading

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