Next week is Oak Hill Homestead blog's NINTH ANNIVERSARY. I'm celebrating - and thanking you, my loyal readers - with a week of fun giveaways. Stay tuned for the chance to win some great prizes.
Mama Duck rolled two eggs out of her nest. I was afraid she'd keep doing that, since she did this two days in a row, but she hasn't done it again since then. As the saying goes, "don't count your ducklings before they hatch."
I spent a morning redoing the roof over the pigs' pen. The sheets of metal roofing were just laid over a corner of the pen, and they'd figured out how to get them to fall down. Evidently they were bored, and it was fun to play on the metal sheets that rested with one end on the ground and the other against the fence. They also made a good place to scratch one's back.
So this time I made the roof a little more substantial, with a framework of 2x4's and everything tied down so that hopefully it will all stay in place. We've had a lot of rain this week (again!) and I don't like them to be without shelter.
-- This week's posts were Spring and Duck Eggs and Eat Your Weeds: Lambsquarter.
Have a blessed week!
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