So much to talk about- so many pictures – I just can’t shut up, can I? First of all my fly predators arrived and I’ve put them in the goat pen where the manure is the worst.
Remember when I told you about these bugs last year? A package comes every month with little bugs that eat the fly larvae around the barn keeping the flies under control.
Before Reed and I left for the llama show on Saturday I had to see his 3 chicks that had just moved to a nice pen in their barn.
Myra made the sign. Here are Alice, Pearl and Vernice – named for the great grandmothers.
When I got there Nolan was giving June a ride on one of his many lawn mowers. He just acquired an older lawn tractor with a tiller and a blade and he is tickled to have it!
We headed for the barn and both June and Vera wanted to go into the pen to get up close and personal with the chickens.
As Reed helped Vera hold the chicken, I could just see how proud she was!
And then it was Myra’s turn.
This little visit to the chicken pen was nearly as much fun as the llama show!
Speaking of the llama show, I forgot to tell you about the obstacle course and competition. Little kids led their llama through a course of stepping over a barn walking over a bridge, weaving through small trees, and walking on various textures on the ground such as branches and plastic. It was so fun! And did you know that llamas hum? Why, you ask, do they hum????? Because they don’t know the words! Hahahaha!
Kris G. Sent a picture of her Bullseye and also of their coo hound named Bruce with Emily the kitten. I love naming animals people names!
I still haven’t quilted my Bullseye but soon…….
And here’s Jo’s “branch manager”!
During church all the quilts made for missions were dedicated. What a wonderful job those “sew and sews” have done!
On Sunday afternoon I tackled cleaning the porch – I can’t wait to sit in the porch!
Today Jason brought me straw for bedding which I’ll be needing on Saturday after the church kids clean my barn. Jason has only 4 cows but 2 have had calves in the last few days. This guy got stepped on and broke his leg. Jason took him to the vet who put a cast on it and sent him home with a signed cast to his mother. I volunteered to bottle feed this fella if that’s what he was going to need – but only if he was to be kept and not sold for beef! That’s the end of the game for me.
Jason had him in the trailer when he brought the straw. I just loved him!
Look at Connie’s tulips!
Rick started planting the garden today – just look at this lovely black dirt!
Here’s my teeny garden but this year I won’t have to plant cucumbers or peppers – maybe just flowers?
Here are my 5 chicks – getting so big!
I found this dead bird in the grove – can anyone identify it? Look at those beautiful gold feathers with a touch of red on top of the head? Meadowlark? Flicker? So sad.
And after a busy day outdoors, this is the scene that greeted me – anybody for a red and white four patch????? Sigh.