September 21, 2020 • 0 comment(s)
Over the past few months, we have mentioned that we are slowly transitioning our dairy cow herd from A1-A2 to A2-A2.
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September 7, 2020 • 0 comment(s)
Last newsletter, we discussed the difficulties of working in hot/humid temperatures and this newsletter we are excited to finally have cooler evenings and more manageable temperatures during the day. As we heat with a wood stove in the house and we have a brick oven outdoors to cook our breads, we cut firewood almost year round. We learned quickly that if we don't prepare early, winter will surprise us and we won't be ready. Each year we get better at being prepared and planning in advance.
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August 12, 2020 • 0 comment(s)
The weather this summer has been a bit taxing. The high temperature and humidity requires us to be extra cautious with ensuring ample shade and water for all animals while ensuring we also have the same for us while completing chores throughout the day. We start early (5:30am) and take an extended lunch break to get away from the heat and then go back at it later in the afternoon until dinner time.
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