THE EGG MYSTERY-SHEARING-PEAS PLANTED

12 04 2017

GREETINGS

I am back after a long absence.  Feeling more like my old self again.  I am now taking a yoga class which is helping me so much.  Spring has sprung and tulips are coming up .  Today temps will be in the 80’s!!!!!!  The Farmers market starts in Greenfield the first week of May so I am busy getting ready for that..

THE EGG MYSTERY

 

Egg production this winter has been good, but recently has slacked off.  The new girl Molly should still be laying  but no eggs were found.   Morticia the black bantam slept high up on a shelf all winter long.  So yesterday while cleaning the coop I decided to check the space and give it a clean and lo and behold I found all these eggs!

I will be check this spot every day now.

THE SHEEP

The sheep have been shorn and look good.  My shearer Steve is retiring  so I have gotten a new shearer Aaron Loux for next year.    We are both on The Massachusetts Sheep Breeders Board.

MAUDE

 

 

 

LUCY, CAROL K. AND SALLY

 

PEAS

It’s pea planting time here on the farm.  I had them soaking for 24 hours and now they are going in the ground.  I plant to put another packet in soon.   The hot peppers and basil are doing well and I plan to repot them soon.   My regular supplier of veggie starts is taking a year off and I will miss all the heirloom starts she had.

Many thanks for reading my blog on this beautiful spring day.    Carole

 

 

 

 


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12 04 2017
Eliza Waters

Hi Carole! Glad you are feeling better. Yoga is awesome, isn’t it? I love my class, can’t believe I’ve been doing it for 5 years. Maude looks good all shorn, they all must feel much lighter. So glad another winter is behind us!

12 04 2017
wspines

I am back in the swing of things now, Do you do yoga in Chesterfield? What a difference a year makes, last year Maude was in the throws of the eye thing. She is so special, tonight I was feeding everyone and Sally didn’t come in, the other two kept eating but Maude was worried and went out to see where she was. I am glad winter is gone too. It was long and cold. So good to start catching up on blogs I have missed.

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