June on the Farm

It’s been a while since I’ve posted photos of our farm animals, so here are a few scenes of spring from the farm this year. I hope you’ll enjoy my photos, it’s so much fun to have so much new life around our farm!

In May, I collected eggs from some of our hens and put them in our incubator, the chicks hatched last week. The chicks are a bunch of crosses as the four roosters I had in with the hens are a White Cochin, Ameraucana, Brown Silkie and a Buff Orpington x Red Rock Cross (I hatched this rooster out last year). Six of the hens are ISA Browns and one is a Buff Orpington x Red Rock Cross (I hatched this hen out last year too). The chicks are very cute and I can’t wait to see what they’ll look like with all their feathers.

The father of the chick is the Ameraucana, but I’m not sure of the mother,

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I’m not sure of the breed of the chick on the left, but the father of the chick on the right is the White Cochin,

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This one’s a Slikie cross,

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This year is the first year we’ve had lambs born on our farm — it’s been very exciting to have 11 lambs bouncing around our yard! The lambs are a Southdown cross and Southdowns are also known as Babydoll sheep,

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There’s almost nothing cuter than a lamb sleeping,

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A couple of our Shorthorn cross calves born in May,

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Mother and baby,

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8 thoughts on “June on the Farm

  1. What great photos Charlotte – love getting to know your farm animals. One of my favourite places when I was very young and still is, is a family farm in the spring! Thanks for showing us around.

  2. Thanks for sharing your photos, Charlotte; they are a delight! I think you’re very lucky to be raised and living on a farm.

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