Reviving Over-grazed Pastures

Probably the most expensive mistake I’ve made since I began farming has been overgrazing my pastures.  When we moved to this place, the height of the grass in the fields consumed my children when they ran down to the creek.  Not anymore…. Granted, it is...

Sheep to Shawl

Lazy B Farm Sheep Shearing Event Date:  April 30th, 2011 Time:  10am – 1pm Place:  Furr Lane Community Center Furr Lane, Statham, GA  30666 Event Fee:  $10 per carload; $15 per passenger van (12 or more passengers); $30 per bus We’re very excited about this year’s...

Heidi and Colonel

“Okay, Heidi?  Yep, the Director wants Colonel to be the pack mule and you’ve just been rescued from the rugged mountains of Colorado. You’re hurt and you can’t walk…..Colonel has come to rescue you.  Got it?  Good….” ”...

The Incredible, Edible Egg!

Courtesy of John Ingraham Eggs themselves are remarkably resistant to germs like salmonella. The shell and proteins in the egg white normally do a good job of fending off pathogens. But eggs laid by a bird infected with salmonella will likely be infected, too. August...

Rising Beef Costs…

U.S. Cattle Herd at Lowest Since 1958 May Spur Beef-Price Surge A Bloomberg report by Elizabeth Campbell ” Consumer beef prices will be the highest ever this year and probably will climb further in 2012, Robb said. Surging prices for corn, the main ingredient in...