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Day by Day on Ravenwood Farm · 10M ago

Barnyard Love 💗

 Lots of love being spread around the barnyard these days. Seems the political turmoil of the day doesn't mean much to these wonderful creatures.  💗💗💗 Don's daughter, Lori communing with Sca...
Day by Day on Ravenwood Farm · 11M ago

Giving A Rooster A Bath. SAY WHAT??!!

 Ok, so yes, we did give our rooster a bath. Let me back up a bit  though and start at the beginning.We had 2 Welsummer roosters for our 29 hens. The roosters were raised together as chicks ...
Day by Day on Ravenwood Farm · 11M ago

Our Eggs at Putney General Store!

Today we delivered 7 dozen of our eggs to the Putney General Store in Putney, Vermont. Our hens are free-ranged in the woods in good weather and they are fed a 100% organic diet. We are very...
Day by Day on Ravenwood Farm · 11M ago

Monarch Butterflies on Tea Bags

I finally finished the custom order for 5 paintings of monarch butterflies on tea bags. Here are some photos of the process and the finished paintings. I received an order for 2 more from so...
Day by Day on Ravenwood Farm · 1Y ago

The Buck Arrives, New Puppy, Barn Kitten, More Eggs, Bending Rebar

So much has been going on lately! We were given a new puppy, an 11 week old Japanese Chin that is absolute adorable. We named her Posey. We also rescued a barn cat from the Humane Society to...
Day by Day on Ravenwood Farm · 1Y ago

Painting Monarch's on Tea Bags

I have been working on a custom order of 5 paintings on tea bags of monarch butterflies. I have been using gouache paints and they are just perfect for this application. The colors are so vi...
Day by Day on Ravenwood Farm · 1Y ago

Welcome to the Goat Hut

Clara, helped Don get the doors put on the goat hut. We have a buck coming in to breed Honey Bee and we needed to divide the paddock in half with electric fence.  Then we needed to build a h...
Day by Day on Ravenwood Farm · 1Y ago

Liberating Roosters With a Final Offering of Sage

 Well the day came when we had to cull four young roosters from our flock. Nobody likes that day but they had reached maturity, were abusing the hens and even hurt two of them.  They were ol...
Day by Day on Ravenwood Farm · 1Y ago

Chicken Surgery

Today I had to preform surgery on one of our chickens. Two of them had nasty gashes in their necks from one of the roosters (Who is now in the freezer but that is for tomorrow's blog post). ...
Day by Day on Ravenwood Farm · 1Y ago

Home Made Goat & Chicken Food

We were blessed to score a few bushels of organic produce seconds (Farm rejects) to feed to our chickens and goats. I discovered that if I stewed the veggies and fed them to the livestock in...