County Fair & Porch Work

We went back to the Delta County Fair to see how I did with my cloak and take a look at all the exhibits. My cloak took a first prize. I’ll get a picture when I pick it up on Sunday. It’s a lot smaller this year compared to last year. There were far fewer...

Dogs and Chickens

Becky & Harri with the rams.Today is chicken bath day. We are showing them on Tuesday at the Delta County Fair so they need to be bathed and cleaned now. Stephanie with one of the Gold Campines. Unhappy wet chickens. Desert Weyr Farm...

Chickens

Here are the future laying hens.Front row from left to right Welsummer (pink feet), Ancona (black and yellow), Gold Campine (blue feet), Russian Orloff (yellow feet) and a Silver Grey Dorking (pink feet with an extra toe). We’ll see if I am right when they...

Sheep Show

Thursday was the sheep show at the Delta County Fair.We took nine sheep, three ewe lambs, three ram lambs and three aged ewes. Stephanie and Jacob trained the sheep with me and we all three showed in the open classes. The poor judge had never seen little black sheep...

Chicken Show

Tuesday was the Delta County Fair Open and 4H Poultry Show. The Helleckson’s and I show chickens in the open class. Here we are in the judging lineup with our old Gold Penciled Hamburg hens who were molting and looked pretty scruffy. Stephanie took first, Jacob...