We physically survived The Farm Crawl, but it was a bit mentally taxing. The day was beautiful, the farm was in great shape, we had a good selection of pork for sale, and the people were awesome! There was one down part though and it is what made me a bit mentally taxing … the numbers were down (both from a sales and attendance standpoint). I am extremely thankful for everyone that was able to show up, but was a bit thrown by the differences we had seen from years past. That’s what sort of threw me off a bit … well that and hustling to get my spring projects (yes I really mean spring) done before winter sets in! Thankfully though I had a lot of great questions in the hopper so I’ll do my best to answer them …
:: What Questions Are We Tackling This Week ::
- What do you do if an animal needs to be put down?
- What do farmers need to know about taxes?
- Have you used sheep netting?
- Rotational grazing with sheep, but not cattle. Does it work?
- How about pigs … apple cider vinegar, loading/sorting pens, and getting them on the cart?
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