There were pictures everywhere this morning. Care to join me as I check on things around the farm?
19 more photos below. Descriptions at the end, or hover over each image. . .
1. Drying whites and hungry hens.
2. Frosty wild mullein in the creekbed on the way to the sheep barn.
3. The Kid (aka Hey Kid, as he was born in the 'H' year), our strapping young Katahdin/Suffolk cross ram.
4. Da Big Guy, our five year old mostly Suffolk, totally studly ram.
5. Heading out to the front field with Daisy, who spent the night in the barnyard with the pregnant ewes.
6. Donkeys soaking up some sun.
7. Livestock guardian dog Marta Beast, aka Marta the Mess. There's just no keeping this hardworking girl clean.
8. Woolies chillin' in the front field.
9. Auto defrost.
10. Daisy guarding Cary.
11. Daisy off duty.
12. Sheep look so cute when they sit with their front legs sticking straight out.
13. The sheep don't like to sun themselves like the donkeys do.
14. Dogs only.
15. Curious cluck.
16. Chickens only.
17. Hurrying back to her flock.
18. Lacinato kale (also called cavalo nero or dinosaur kale) direct seeded last fall and Swiss chard direct seeded last spring are still thriving in the kitchen garden.
19. Sarah Kit Kat Kate.
20. Cold tolerant chives and volunteer kale defrosting in the kitchen garden.
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