We've been as busy as ever soaking up every minute of ranch life and keeping up with chores. The count is awkward changing between buying new animals, new babies being born and trips to the butcher or casualties of farm life, but right now I think we are feeding and caring for 350 chickens, 100 turkeys, 90 cows and 88 calves, 2 bulls, 36 sheep, 3 rams and 52 lambs, 6 pigs and 12 piglets (with more on the way!), 3 dogs and 4 puppies. There is never a dull moment around here!
here are a few of my favorite photos from the past few weeks....
It stays light so late so we've been working later (and eating dinner later, sorry kids!) but the girls entertain themselves in the hay stacks, in the mud somewhere or building another fort.
Unpacking baby turkey poults is a team effort
JJ doesn't waste any time
Maisie helping to organize the old tack room. And it was backwards day at school.
Francie always finding an animal to catch and make a home for somewhere as a pet.
We call this JJ style.
And we actually got some rain in June! But of course I misjudged the stream and got a little STUCK.
The kinder and 1st grade classes came to the ranch for a field trip!
The girls got to camp out with Dad and The Moby one night while I was gone
Summer weather is here so j get to break out my sidecar sippy cup! Tiny approves.
We had our first large litter of baby piglets!