Friday, May 10, 2013

Farmgirl Friday Blog Hop #108

This week has been a whirlwind of activity in preparation for the ADGA/AGS dairy goat show in Chino, California tomorrow.  

I will be showing my little Adelaide for the first time tomorrow.  I am very excited, and a bit nervous too.  It's a long drive to take with bottle babies... but the show must go on and things will all work out.  

Jerry completed the new chicken coop/tractor for the baby chicks and we set it up and moved in the three week old chicks.  It's a hit!  They are really enjoying.  

The six week old chicks will move into the coop later in the week.  Two days ago my suspicions were confirmed when I heard the first attempts to crow from a baby rooster among this group.  I suspect I have three roos among the younger group.  Time will tell.

The carniolan beehive that I brought from Tehachapi has been flourishing, even among so many California buckeye trees. Thankfully.  The queen threw off her first 2013 swarm this week, and they took up residence in a spare hivebox. Hooray!  That was a miracle.

Mother Nature has been keeping us guessing lately.  We had torrential downpours over a few days that washed out the center of my veggie garden, though today the sun is shining again and it's HOT!  

I am heading out now to check on the chicks in their new home, then I will be off to shear my little Adelaide for her sow tomorrow.  I will post about the show on Monday.  

Your Farmgirl Friday Hostesses~  

Deb of Deborah Jean's Dandelion House and founder of our little Farmgirl Friday blog hop. 

Dolly of Hibiscus House and Dolly is Cooking, and me of course!

 Now, it's your turn to link up for your weekly dose of farmgirl soul food!

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Have a GREAT weekend and to all you Moms out there... Happy Mother's Day!



  1. Hi there! Thanks for the party!

    Wow, Chino?? That's just down the freeway from me! Wishing you a wonderful time tomorrow at the Dairy Goat show!

    I'd like to invite you to come link up at our revamped blog hop, From the Farm. We would love to have you!

    ~Kristi@Let This Mind Be in You

  2. Happy Mother's Day Heidi! Enjoy your day and have fun with your bottle babies..
    Good luck in the show ... you will do great!

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