Monthly Archives: January 2013

Battling thrush and trimming frogs

One reason that Pandora is up in the stall area is because we are still battling hoof issues with her. The actual hooves are looking much better but with the wet, the frogs have gotten thrush. I have a video … Continue reading

Posted in hooves, Pandora

More barn changes: Dutch door on the north side

One of the winterizing changes we’ve made to the barn is to the north door. The original door so heavy that one person couldn’t open it! The timbers were of rough sawn, oak and because it also hung crooked with … Continue reading

Posted in Barn Design, barn management

Barn design: Hay room

You may remember that we have been renovating the barn – “winterizing” it as best as I can due to finances and being a rental. We decided not to add in additional stalls on the west side but to just … Continue reading

Posted in Farm & Barn, hay & feed