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Feeding the Critters - Christmas morning, 2012

Morning chores at my place.

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Comment by Trimaddog on December 28, 2012 at 10:39am
And I thought I had it bad!
Comment by AnnelidaFilms on December 28, 2012 at 1:14pm

@steve - there were 30 barn cats here last year, but no mice!  We're down to about 8 barn cats now, thanks to Craigslist.

@Maddog - It's even worse: I also shot me cleaning out the stalls, pushing up the manure pile, repairing some fence sections, and gathering eggs.  I'll be milking the cow again once she calves, so that'll be enough for another farm video.

Comment by NatureJunkie on December 29, 2012 at 3:01am

What an interesting insight into your life, Jim. I had no idea you lived with so many farm animals, and so many different kinds. I envy your life! Well, not the mucking out the stalls part. But definitely the cuddling the rabbits part.

Comment by AnnelidaFilms on December 29, 2012 at 1:22pm

Happy to share, NJ.  We're going to the auction today to (hopefully) pick up 3-4 pigs.  But it's not entirely a petting zoo here.  We're having rabbit for New Years dinner, and (hopefully) ham for Easter.

Comment by Marie on December 29, 2012 at 5:26pm

Wow, what a menagerie you have there! *chuckles* Guess you don't know the meaning of a day off let alone:  holiday

Comment by AnnelidaFilms on December 29, 2012 at 7:50pm

Amen to that, Marie.  After we pulled a roofing nail out of Jiminy's hoof, we spent all day today planting and tilling.  With pigs on their way, we have to produce a bit more crops this year.

(How Jiminy got on the roof is beyond me!)

Comment by gabrielized on January 24, 2013 at 11:11pm

That's a lotta hay.

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