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Winter Waterer Shroud

Winter Waterer Shroud In the winter static water freezes and makes life more, er, challenging. This is close to half our year here in the mountains of northern Vermont. There are a lot of little tricks to dealing with winter. … Continue reading

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Paul N. Ator

Be Cool Tiny Black Bee This tiny bee landed on the water jug I was using to fill the chick’s waterer. I think it was seeking the droplets of water condensing on the outside of the container. I once counted … Continue reading

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Automatic Hoof Trimmer

Pigs Using Automatic Hoof Trimmer Well, actually I would call it an automatic nail trimmer instead of hoof trimmer but the idea is the same. I don’t want to be trimming 32,000 pig nails a year. It is just not … Continue reading

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Off the Charts at -90°F and Colder than Hell

We fell off the wind chill chart… Someone wrote me asking about the temperatures last night here in Vermont. It was -34.2°F on Sugar Mountain. The 70 mph winds were the real killer giving a windchill of about -90°F. This … Continue reading

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