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Why Do Hog Farmers Keep Their Pigs Inside Barns?

This morning I stumbled across a letter to the editor that does an EXCELLENT job explaining what it is like to raise hogs outdoors.  There are several farmers who still use this method of production and I know they are … Continue reading

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Larry the Feed Guy

When Rachelle was five days old, I went back to work full-time on our farm.  “Why so soon,” you might ask?  I had to write paychecks and pay bills, we had a week’s worth of sows that had been bred … Continue reading

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No School Means More Hands to Build Fences

Today our kids didn’t have school. They were looking forward to a four day school week and so was their dad! The kids were excited about less school work and homework but Kevin was excited because he would have two … Continue reading

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Breeding Day at Our Farm – What an Adventure!

***NOTE:  Due to my mishap with my phone last week, I did not take pictures this morning under the advice of my husband!  🙂  The pictures in this blog were not taken this morning but they were taken by Janice … Continue reading

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Department of Labor Pulls the Proposed Child Labor Regulations

Tonight I received some news that made my day!  The kids and I were taking care of our cattle when I glanced down at my phone because I had a message.   I had to do a double take when I read the … Continue reading

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Life Lessons and Sportsmanship

This month has been filled with Rachelle’s track meets but I have enjoyed every minute of it.  Rachelle runs the mile, 800 meter run, the 1600 meter relay and she does the high jump.  Each meet she improves on her … Continue reading

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Technology on the Farm and My Dot Matrix Printer

This week was another crazy week.  My new computer for the farm is almost ready to take over for my old computer that was slowly dying.  My biggest challenge has been to get all of our customized farm programs transferred and … Continue reading

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