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The Pig Fortress

The Pig Fortress

We’ve had all four pigs on the back porch of the team house, and this was a very unsatisfactory situation! This week, the guys were finally able to bring home enough wall panels to put up a better pig shelter. This is still temporary, but better than the porch,...
Branding Accomplished!

Branding Accomplished!

As promised, here are the photos from the branding of our new heifer. I am trying, by the way, to use the appropriate bovine terms now . . . a heifer is a female which has not yet had a calf. Since this animal is a year old, and hasn’t had a calf, she’s a...
The big bridge project – another update

The big bridge project – another update

Allen says I need to post more frequent updates about the big bridge project. I am so far behind in my posting, compared to where they are with the project! In their mad race to finish the bridge before the end of dry season, the guys are pouring concrete twice every...
Cow-proof garden fencing, part 2

Cow-proof garden fencing, part 2

The new, cow-proof fencing was installed around a much larger area than the current garden. This was done so that we won’t need to re-fence again when (if) we decide to expand the size of the garden in the future. The older fencing which goes right around the...