Author Archives: Steve

Dangers of higher learning

All of the ladies were away for the day yesterday and it was just me and the boys.  We ate lunch and, mostly because I was tired, we had a “quiet hour”.  I took a nap.  The boys spent their quiet hour blowing … Continue reading

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Curious cases of disappearing pigs

I just read this and thought to myself, Wow.  I suppose I should be keeping up on store pork prices, but I don’t go into too many stores these days.  Why eat make-believe, sickly, factory manufactured, tastes like cardboard pork when you … Continue reading

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Pastured Chicken Hot off the Grass!

As weird as it may seem, I always look forward to processing day.  I like to know how well we did our job by the look & weight of the birds, and there is no better way to know that than by “looking under … Continue reading

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What is it?

A.  Part of a do-it-yourself milking station for those new fangled genetically modified giant milk cows we’ve been hearing about. B.  A homeschool weather experiment. C.  A super efficient chicken killing apparatus. D.  An insect control device. E.  A homemade three-row concentrated crop waterer.  … Continue reading

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Do you need a generator? Believe it or not, you have one.

In fact, it’s very likely that you have more than one.  And in the wake of our good and intimate friend Irene, and if, like us, you are without power (but have somehow found a way to get online to … Continue reading

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This is a test…

This is only a test.  If this had been an actual post, it would have been followed by fairly sensible stuff.  (I’m testing to see how/if our wordpress blog (www.tomcovafarm.wordpress.com) imports to facebook.)  Please stay seated until the ride comes … Continue reading

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