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A New Calf!

Welcome back! We are so excited to show you our new calf! This is Stumpy! He was born Friday, March 22 2016 How old is he today?Did he come sooner than we expected?How many days early did he come? This is how a calf drinks milk from his mother.Echo is a wonderful mother! Quin came…

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Animal Teeth!

Welcome back! Your teacher told me that February is Dental Health month in First Grade. You learned a lot about teeth this month. Strong teeth are very, very important for people and animals. Keeping them clean is an important part of keeping them healthy. Eating properly is also an important part of keeping teeth healthy…

Spring is Coming!

Welcome back! I can tell that spring is on the way. The weather is getting warmer, the snow is melting, and the goats and sheep are playing! The turkey hens are always excited to see me come out to the barn.They follow me from the back yard to the barn door.They want their breakfast! Yum!…

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New Cow Shelter

Welcome back!Wow! That was a big wind storm we had last night! I hope everything is okay at your house and school. We didn’t have any problems here because we have already prepared for winter. This is the new cow shelter!It faces south because during the winter the wind blows snow and cold from the…

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Animal Feeders

Welcome back! I hope you had a nice Thanksgiving! We did. Just in case you are wondering, we did not eat our turkeys. They are all still living on the farm. We also have a crazy chicken living on our farm!She likes to sleep by the back door every night.She doesn’t like to sleep in the coop…

Lost Horns!

Welcome Back! Have you had a loose tooth fall out?  Sometimes animal horns do the same thing! Male deer loose their antlers in January and February. Their antlers are supposed to come off every year. Cows and goats don’t usually come off, but sometimes they do.  Echo is ‘polled.’ That means her horns don’t grow…