Category Archives: March 2013

Spring Vacation – Day 8

Spring break is almost over and what a beautiful end to a busy week.  The skies were clear and the sun was shining brightly……

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Spring Vacation – Day 6

As Spring Vacation winds down, we’re trying to tie up some projects here at the Beavercreek Backyard Farm.  The weather was rainy this morning, so we decided to clean out the garage instead of working on the pig pen.  It’s … Continue reading

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Spring Vacation – Day 3

Today marked the official beginning of the series “How to raise Pigs using the least amount of cash possible”.  Wednesday’s episode begins with a trip to the local farm store to use our $5.00 coupon on the purchase of some … Continue reading

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Spring Vacation – Day 2: The New Chicks are Here

We got four new chicks today: 2 Black Cuckoo Marans and two Jersey Giants. They were on sale at Wilco and we decided to pick up a few new ones to replace the ones that we lost over the winter.

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Spring Vacation – Day 1

It was an exciting day at the backyard farm today…. First, I checked on a couple of cheese wheels I had made this winter. One had blown up like a balloon. When I cut into it, it literally farted gas … Continue reading

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March Planting – 4/10

This weekend, according to the moon phase, is a not particularly good time for planting anything.  It was, however, a dry March weekend in Oregon, so planting happened. Saturday was beautiful so I added compost and fertilizer to the kitchen … Continue reading

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