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December 2011 - Posts

Farmer & Stock Breeder year book and desk diary Christmas 1961
Its not every Christmas that its as cold as last year 2010, when we had sustained cold and frost for some six weeks along with more snow than we had had for years.
Looking back in the diary just fifty years ago we had a very frosty spell over the run up to that Christmas 1961, we had turkeys to kill pluck and dress.
 
That year we had ordered a hundred poults, and as per usual we were sent one hundred and ten, and with a bit of luck we had actually sold just about a hundred finished birds come December. The whole story here -- http://yewsfarm.blogspot.co.uk/2011/12/farmer-stock-breeder-year-book-and-desk.html
 

 
Year End Blog 2011
Here is a brief summery of activities of happenings around the farm and the blogs 2011. Not enough room to do it diary fashion day by day so here goes.
 
I was asked “which is your favourite blog” the answer was,-- The Longest Swath, and I was honoured to have it published on the Farm-n-Wife web sitesite in the middle of the Mid-west USA.  http://farmnwife.com/   with the Badge 'Featured Farmer of the week' .