Category Archives: Critters

Permaculture Design Course March 2016!

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2015 Year in Review

Once again the rains have returned to the hills and valleys of southern Oregon, blessing us with crystal clear air, vibrant fall colors and trickling springs and streams. Perhaps due to my northwest roots, I never lose appreciation for a … Continue reading

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May Critter Update

Halfway through May, the lambs are over two months old, Molly’s kids are a month and half old, and Tillia’s a month. It’s an appropriate time to check in on the little babes and see how they’re coming along: The … Continue reading

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Jumping Practice

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Rogue Valley Earth Day 2011

The White Oak crew had a table at RVED 2011 on April 23rd. The day was overcast and chilly, and rather than bring our usual bucket-o-cob much to the chagrin of clay-stained parents and children alike, we opted to bring … Continue reading

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Chicks!

Getting bigger by the day, the chicks are thriving and learning to stretch their wings! They zip all around their miniature coop in a tiny game of bumper cars. On the warmer days we’ve been having, we open up the … Continue reading

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You’re Kidding

Our younger goat, Molly was due today, but went into labor last evening around 5 PM. She’s relatively new to mothering, last year was her first birthing year, so we’re still feeling out what to expect with her. She had … Continue reading

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News from the Coop

Late last week we stopped by our local Grange Coop and picked up a cardboard box containing 30 chicks (chicken chicks, that is!). Spring is absolutely the time to start chickens, and we’re trying to time it so that they’ll … Continue reading

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Poultry Happenings

Just in time to restore our faith that Spring is indeed coming, the turkeys started laying eggs. Tyler and I were observing our resident Tom, Tómas, when Tyler noticed one of the hens was standing quite awkwardly and concentrating intensely … Continue reading

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Getting Out

We ran Gabby and the lambs to the near pasture today, partially to give Gabby a break from being pushed up against a wall and forced to nurse her princess of a daughter (who to our knowledge does not nurse … Continue reading

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