Category: New Visitors

Info for new people to my blog

Small Holder, Small Start Contest!

I introduced this idea in a prior post, and alluded to an ‘Official Announcement’ to come. This would be that announcement. This is a contest for kids, under the age of 18, verified by the honor of their parent or…

Spring Contest?

I am thinking about a giveaway… People love free stuff, am I right? If I am thinking right, people should love free stuff that is actually really cool, and farmy… right? It is true that I recently lost 15 little…

Ground breaking has commenced!

I have broke ground on our market garden, it is going to be kind of small for a start, but I think large enough to provide for the available shares as well as feed our CSA hogs and turkeys. I…

New Calendars for 2013

Ok, I have designed a new farm calendar for the new Red Wattle Season here on the farm. I plan to get some done up professionally and they should look something like this Nice, but (I hope) not too expensive. If…

My Red Wattles

Thought I would put up a post with pictures of my registered Red Wattle hogs. They are a motly crew, but I love them just the same. I do realize, they are just a temporary starter group, and am already…

Merry Christmas on the Farm – Part 3

…continued from Part 2 via Part 2.5 Ok, so, Christmas is moving along at a semi normal pace. At some point Mom found a stocking she thought was empty, actually had something in it.   On one of my trips…

Farm Calendar

I have placed our Google Farm Calendar on the blog. You will find it on the right side of the screen. Now you can see when we are expecting new litters, as well as when we are weaning litters. I…

Plumbing in the Pig Pens

Alliteration for all us aging ag folks. I am sore today from digging up water lines that supply the hog pens, reconfiguring them to work better, digging more trenches for additional lines, and burying it all back. I had to…

A Short Breather

The new chickens have a coop, and laying boxes, and a pen; pigs are getting fed and watered, and growing to prove it, (well, the chickens are too for that matter), there is a semblance of peace out at the…

Free Classified Ads!

I have added a classified ads section! for the for-see-able future it will be free. If there are any serious security issues I can’t forsee, I might have to remove it, but it should be just fine. If you want…

Little Red Girl is for sale!

You have to realize, she has had a litter, but they were all dead. She has not gotten pregnant since, and has had lots of tests for this and that and what might cause fertility problems. All negative. She is healthy,…

Aside

Well this is all new to me, as well, so I came here first… (Actually I have spent a bit of time behind the curtain, setting this up) I’m starting off gently, and maybe I will become more adept as time passes. If you want to register, that’s fine, if you don’t that’s ok too. You should be able to leave comments either way. If you have any questions at all, just E-mail me mike.ohlh@gmail.com This blog is a WordPress add-in to my website; http://ohlhausen.us. Enjoy and don’t be shy to join. I will NEVER sell your info or use it for my own gain, because I hate those “targeted ads” as well as spam and junk mail in my e-mail. I might give your e-mail to someone that wants to contact you about something real, like your products, but that is all.