Spring is here

By Metalbone Ranch

Yep.  It’s that time of the year again.  Time to start prepping for the spring time.  Been getting a few things done here an there. Got the calves separated so they can be weened. Garden…

Vendor Loyalty. Say what?

By Metalbone Ranch

So today I thought I would do something a bit different on my write up.  While I have several other things going on I will post on those later.  Back when I was contracting one…

2013 Planting Spring

By Metalbone Ranch

Just ordered our plants for this spring.  I am mostly writing this post for my information and reminder.  I could have kept these notes offline, but then you all (the few following this) would miss…

Disaster!!

By Metalbone Ranch

So what a week.  I will be blunt, we lost the entire batch of chicks.  Gone! Gone! Gone!  In talking to the hatchery they suspect that they got to much of a draft on the…

How fresh are my eggs?

By Metalbone Ranch

Firstly, fill a fairly deep bowl with water and carefully lower the egg into the water. A very fresh egg will immediately sink to the bottom and lie flat on its side. This is because…

New Chick Day!

By Metalbone Ranch

So received our first batch of babies for 2013 today.  Nice cold morning to be playing outside with the chicks.  Picked them up from the post office and brought then to their new home.  On…

Ketchup

By Metalbone Ranch

So as you have probably noticed its been awhile since any new postings.  Its been a long few weeks, broken up by a week long illness that really kind of was crappy.  Didn’t get a…

Just another day at the office :)

By Metalbone Ranch

So not alot going on this week.  Mostly just continuing on with projects started last week and doing some adjustments. In the garden I got another load of dirt and filled another bed.  Got two…

Work Work Work Garden

By Metalbone Ranch

Ha you thought that was all.  Nope I did a little garden stuff as well. So i got the seeds in last week.  Unfortunately I only have one bed ready so I could only plant…