Crunchy things

Rainy days on the farm

My niece and nephew came down to spend this weekend with their grandparents, and now that S&B is around there are usually farm activities planned for them. Unfortunately, this weekend there was also a lot of rain. Playing with the animals isn't as much fun when you're dodging raindrops and mud puddles. But just like rain doesn't stop the chores on the farm, it sure didn't stop them from farm activities! They learned about Camelids when they made camelid cookies. And their baking adventure didn't stop there! They also made some homemade dog treats for Patu and Sharna! One...
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Apple Cider Vinegar

When it comes to activities at the farm, I'll be honest - I'm a researcher. And one of the many things I've been researching with the sheep is the use of apple cider vinegar (ACV). The new babies are adjusting to different grass, different water, different corn - and their little bellies are trying really hard to get used to their new environment. Rather than drench them with a 50/50 solution of ACV and water (which we did to the mamas a few times), I decided to try something different with the babies. I soaked some crushed corn in ACV overnight, and mixed it with their regular shelled cor...
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