Friday, January 28, 2011

Critters Around The Farm

One of our little Black Australorp chicks

Today our temperatures are going to be 
hovering around 70F!
I'm going to be spending my day cleaning
out the coop and tidying around the yard.
That is if I can keep my head from exploding.
Time to bring out the Neti Pot.

So while our farm is looking a little sad
these days I thought I'd share some photo's
of some of our furry and not so furry
friends that live and have lived 
on our little farm over
the past year.

Butter Cup

Oliver or Olly for short


Olly really wanted to find a way to come and visit the new chicks

Eeyore our Mediterranean Jack 

This big raccoon was hiding in our old barn on the owl perch.
He never killed any chickens but he did steal some eggs.

Phoebe our little Mediterranean Jenny

Lizzy our daredevil cat...Olly's sister

Chelsea...the Shih Tzu farm dog

Percy one of two African gosling's we raised last year

This little fellow was sunning himself on the fence

Me as Mother Goose with Percy and Priscilla

Shep our Akbash and Bubba our other Shih Tzu 
are missing from these pictures but there were
just too many to go through and I'm itching
to get outside. 

I really hope you have a wonderful day
and that this weekend you get the 
chance to get outside and
breathe some 
fresh air.

Maura :)


Östervik9 said...

i love your piqtures and your blogg
Have a nice weekend
/Camilla, Sweden

Sherri said...

Maura, I love all the farm animal pictures! They are all so wonderful. The little chicks and the donkeys are so cute!!

The Bear's Blog said...

Hi Maura,

The pictures of your animals are precious, thank you for sharing.

It looks like a beautiful & warm weekend is coming our way too. It will be so good to get out and get some fresh air and warm sunshine.

Have a wonderful weekend.


Amy @ Homestead Revival said...

That picture of Olly behind the chicken wire is darling! We have a pair of cats almost identical - Siesta and Soleil. A farm/homestead always needs at least two cats in my humble opinion!

Toodie said...

Loved your tour of the critters. 70? Oh we are lucky to git almost to 30 today. Enjoy your day!

Sherry@ Ties2ThePast said...

Thanks for sharing your animals with us...they are some of my favorites, especially the little donkeys!

Donna said...

Love all your critters...the photo of Butter Cup is so cute. Lucky you, 70 degrees! Our temps will be near 60 tomorrow, looking forward to that and to get out for a walk.

Enjoy your weekend!

Anonymous said...

Hi Maura,
I love all of your gorgeous animals, especially your little donkeys, they are adorable!! Your farm looks spectacular!
Have a lovely day outside!

Sonya said...

I enjoyed looking at the animals on your farm. And I'm a little envious of the 70 degree weather. lol It's close to 50 here and we are pretty happy with that as it's been a really cold winter here in middle Tennessee.

Fishtail Cottage said...

Oh, my - your farm is darling! What a fantastic place you get to live on! Dreamy...sigh!


Love the photos, I have always wanted miniature donkey "s and miniature cows one day I hope we can have our dream of a hobby farm! Have a wonderful day !

Wildflower Cabin said...

I adore all your creatures great and small! Thanks so much for sharing your photos! What an amazing one...the raccoon in the owl's roost! Love it!

Ornaments by Pink said...

Maura your little chick and those little goslings are adorable! As for getting out for some fresh air, I'm gonna get out in the air tomorrow between my car and the antique shop!
Its really too cold here to do anything else.

Anonymous said...

I'm with you Maura, the weather here in Ks is absolutely BEAUTIFUL. I spent my afternoon in the backyard raking out flowerbeds.It felt sooo good.I love your pics of all your farm friends, how fun. Enjoy your weekend.

Beatnheart said...

You know what I’m gonna say right! Oh darling Eeyore...and Phoebe...what a beautiful charming pair sweetie pies...I love all your
animals and the pics you take of them...and look at you hot mama with your tats...your awesome!

Julie said...

70 I just wish we would get above 50!

loveable_homebody said...

I love these pictures! The animals' stances and expressions made me feel like I was looking at a family photo album. They look right at home.

Jeanette said...

OK 70 degrees? I am so jealous!! Love these pictures, especially the third one of Ollie thru the fence. Stunning!

Östervik9 said...

Hello again!
Thanks for your sweet comment on my blog: I have been reading your blog for a while now, there's plenty to enjoy. Such a small farm you have. We should also get us some chicken in the summer. it's so nice to be able to collect their own eggs.
Here we have the cold and windy today. We had -23 for a few days ago, BRR
Have a great time as we heard again

Canyon Girl said...

Thanks for sharing these pictures -- the donkeys are so adorable and so are all the rest as well.

Verde Farm said...

OH Maura--what wonderful pictures. I love the little goslings-so pretty. That is a great picture of the 3 of you. Phoebe and Eeyore are so precious. Of course I love Buttercup too. The kitties and doggy are so sweet. I’m out of town all week so I will see you when I get back.
Hugs, Mini Me

Ann said...

Hi Maura,
I love your animal pictures!! Also, we have two Shih Tzus, Chui and Oliver. I am so in love with the breed...but just 2 weeks ago we adopted a malnourished pregnant Boston Frenchie(Boston Terrier/French Bulldog mix). She is just the sweetest dog, so darn cute.:o)
Animals make me happy!
The Tattered Tassel

Robin said...

It's still too cold outside for me to get some fresh air - next week it's might be 15! I loved meeting all your friends - except the snake (gives me the creeps LOL). I have to say I'm in love with the donkeys, I have a soft spot for donkey's.

Hope your feeling better soon!

Linda said...

Hello, I am Linda from Nothin But Country Living and I found you while visiting Verde Farm. I love the farm animals..they are so cute! You have a great blog and I will be adding you to mine.
Have a great weekend!


Pondside said...

I envy you that warm weather! Still damp and chilly up here, but there's hope....

Genny said...

Maura, I LOVE your farm pictures. It makes me want to retire right now and run out and buy a small farm so I can have tiny donkeys and goslings and farm cats and chickens and dogs!

Hilary @ Sweet as June said...

i want to visit you! :) i love all your critters soooo much!


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