Category Archives: LIVESTOCK

~Life in the Winter~

* The donkey’s hooves were so badly in need of a trim and Peter was nice enough to trim them for us.  What a job though!!  These hooves I doubt had ever been trimmed but he did a great job.  … Continue reading

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~Spring Is Here~

** The sky that finally gave us some much-needed rain.**  Consider this post several! Spring must have arrived because it’s been crazy, busy around here on the Callens Farm!  There doesn’t seem to be enough time in the day to … Continue reading

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~Spring Lambs in Winter Weather~

Spring lambing season is almost over and it’s been a good one so far, thanks be to God!  I have photos to share today but not much time to write.  Enjoy…….. We’ve had four sets of triplets this year and … Continue reading

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~Taters And Other Signs of Spring~

Minnesota, April of 2013 All of this  “farming thing” goes way beyond survival.   Anyone who farms or gardens, raise livestock etc. knows that some of our best laid plans and efforts sometimes fail.   Farmers are optimistic, always hoping for the next opportunity … Continue reading

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Lambing Takes Dedication

Early this morning I was awakened by the ring of my girls’ alarm clock at 1:30 A.M.  Having never been told to do so, I was only a little surprised to hear why the three older girls were getting up … Continue reading

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~Building A Chicken House~

Out with the old and in with the new!  In this case, we got rid of the old red chicken house/bus which while it did the job, was not very nice to look at.  The kids pretty much built this … Continue reading

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~Spring Mix, We are Lambing Again~

Happy Easter!  The year sure went by quickly.  Life on the farm is busy especially since we started lambing.  Those who lambed earlier in the year, I think had it easier, considering how warm it was in March.  The weather can’t … Continue reading

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~Life, Down Our Minnesota Dirt Road~

              

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