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An Invitation to Come on a New Journey

The death of Rindle Ridge Farm beckons the birth of a new larger idea – and a request for help.

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The Mille Fleur Leghorn Search & Result

I wanted some pretty egg laying machines to add to my laying flock after eating egg sales started to surpass expectation. To keep up with demand I needed something stellar – I needed some leghorns. The thing is I don’t really like leghorns. They’re usually all white birds who do well in heat but not… Continue reading The Mille Fleur Leghorn Search & Result

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We’re on our New Farm!

Well, it’s been a trying few years but we finally have landed on the best soft spot we could have asked for. After searching far and wide for a home, touring perhaps 80-90 properties, we finally settled on what was an alpaca farm before we moved in. It was a nice house on two acres… Continue reading We’re on our New Farm!

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Two Days of Touring Alpaca Farms – What We Learned

This weekend was a celebration of National Alpaca Farm Day. Both days farms opened their doors to the public to learn about these wonderful creatures. We went to four farms and asked a ton of questions… below I will share with you some of the many things we’ve learned as well as some musings. I… Continue reading Two Days of Touring Alpaca Farms – What We Learned

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We’re Moving on Up!

Chicken and Animal Updates Life here in the Love Canal house, as I’ve lovingly nicknamed it, has been increasingly hard. I lost my dog to cancer three days before Christmas last year, I was forced to give up my large breed chickens this summer because my neighbors think controlling others is where it’s at, and… Continue reading We’re Moving on Up!