The idea of an off season is a bit of a joke at this point. There really isn’t a time of the year where things slow down for us. During the “busy” season Kevin and I work from the moment… Keep Reading
This is it! The very last fun farm fact! It has been an amazing year! I hope that you enjoyed this series and learned a lot.
Abraham Lincoln’s sons had two goats that lived in the white house with them!… Keep Reading
After this week there is only one more fact!!
There is over 210 different breeds of goat in the world!! Only a small fraction of these breeds are in the United States. In fact, there are only 8 common dairy… Keep Reading
It’s almost officially winter. It won’t be long before we are dealing with extremely cold temperatures!
Most farm animals are built to deal with the cold to some degree. They have thick skin and a thick coats, but when tempatures… Keep Reading
Goats have excellent coordination. In certain parts of the world you can see goats scaling mountains and climbing trees. Goats love to climb! Many farmers will put ramps and toys in their pastures so goats can play.
Photo Credit: Viralnova … Keep Reading
I can’t believe it’s December! We have almost reached the end of our Fun Farm Facts. Only 4 more facts before the series is over! I hope you feel like you have learned a lot over the year.
The average… Keep Reading
Today’s farm fact is about goat udders!
Goats have two teats (nipples). However, occasionally a goat will be born with an additional teat! Goat udders consist of two separate halves, each with their own mammary gland. When milking each side… Keep Reading
Did you know that chickens are not completely flightless? Chickens will fly short distances, usually in order to get over a fence or into a tree. In the picture the chicken doesn’t want to touch the snow, so she flew… Keep Reading
We have another chicken/egg fact today!
When collecting eggs for the day it is very easy to tell which eggs were laid most recently because a freshly laid egg is 105 fahrenheit! That’s one hot egg!… Keep Reading
It takes a fertilized egg being held at 88 degrees (incubation with a broody hen or a incubator) for an extended period of time for an embro to start forming, and 21 days at this temperature for a chick to… Keep Reading