Saturday, January 11, 2014

Making Plans....

My Man and I have been discussing the "farm plans" and what the spring may hold for us, God willing.

**Milk cow as soon as I can find one, hopefully by March

January:
Rexella (hopefully bred to Jack) due 1/15
Shadow (hopefully bred to Spot) due 1/15
End of Month-start Tomatoes, peppers, brassicas

February:
Purchase Altex Buck (Rabbit) for meat breeding with current Does.
Breed Sally (Florida White), Nilla (NZW) Cottontail (NZW)
(February 3rd Breed Lops for Easter Bunnies)
Set up Turkey Pen

April:
Pick up package of bees to re-hive.
Lops weaned for Easter
Set up Pig Yard
First set of Meat Chickens
Get 6 Turkeys (Ready Late October)
Start Cucumbers, Hard Squash
Tilling Garden and starting new raised beds.
Meat Rabbits to Camp

May:
Garden in
First Set of meat chickens to processor on May 15
Add two Feeder Pigs May 15 (ready mid September)
Rebreed Meat Rabbits
Look for someone to dig pond
Start Second Set Meat Chickens

June:
Farm Stand set up:
Rabbits Due
Put in Pond
Meat Chickens to Camp

July:
Boy goes to Come Back Camp! (Not Freezer Camp!! Grin!)
4th of July Farm Party & Fireworks
Buy Hay

August:
Rabbits to Camp
Start getting Firewood
Last Set of Meat Chickens
Set up Greenhouse (Hopefully!!)

September:
Pigs go to Camp
Breed Lops for Christmas Bunnies

October:
Turkeys go to Camp
Chickens to Camp
Farm Open house / Craft Show

November:
Weldon goes to Camp
Lops weaned for Christmas


December:
REST!



3 comments:

sabrina said...

These are such awesome plans!!

Anonymous said...

Lookin good! I like the animal additions...oh boy! Weldon's going to camp! So what's the craft plan?

Sheryl

Niki said...

Nice. I really like the idea of a farm open house