Archive of March 2014 Articles

Goat’s eggs

22nd March 2014 | Charles' Rants, Southlands Farm News | No Comments

Eighteen months a go we were given two Kune Kune pigs, sounds good so far, but the deal was that we had to take two Pygmy goats as well. It turned out that Ozzy and Woody were both castrated males so the only thing they could be good for was meat, but that really wasn’t ... Read the full post

Blowing the electricity bills away.

13th March 2014 | Charles' Rants, Southlands Farm News | No Comments

Just over a year ago we erected a  Bergey wind turbine to provide electricity for the workshop, house and cottages. And I can now report that it has been everything that we had hoped and more. Thanks to Mike Seeley of  Inherent Energy and his team for a fantastic job.   Read the full post

Spring comes early

10th March 2014 | Southlands Farm News | No Comments

So here we are not halfway through March and spring is really happening. Buds are opening, bats are flying, daisies are flowering, the grass is starting to grow and the pond is a soup of frogspawn while insects and birdsong fill the air. For me this is the very best time of year, I love ... Read the full post

 

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