Category Archives: Animal Care

What’s New at Quarteramish

In November I accepted the position as 4-H Youth Development Educator in Dearborn County Indiana.  4-H is a program offered through Purdue University’s Extension Service.  It’s great to join the Purdue family as an educator, especially since Purdue is one … Continue reading

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Making Dreams Takes Hard Work

This weekend I took my first steps toward realizing a dream I have been thinking about for years!  I am proud, excited, and desperately exhausted….. When my husband suffered a debilitating heart attach 3 years ago, our lives turned upside … Continue reading

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Step into Fall

Fall is probably my most favorite season of the year.  I love the cool crisp air on  sunny October days.  The air smells fresh and clean and hopefully there are lots of sunny skies to motivate me to get outside.  … Continue reading

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The Chicken or the Egg?

The Beginnings… In my family the chicken came first. When my oldest son was 7 years old our good friend and neighbor realized how much he  loved her chickens and she gave him a start of chickens for his birthday.  … Continue reading

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4H… a great youth organization

The past two weeks of my life have been focused on helping our youngest son complete participation in the 4H program for the year.  He took 4 goats and 2 quail for exhibition, as well as, recycling science and soybean … Continue reading

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Goats A Plenty

A dead log makes a great kid playground It’s April and all my does have kidded for the season.  What a relief!!  This picture shows some of my Alpine babies.  I plan to have does (female goats) kid (have their … Continue reading

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