A blog about our life on the family farm. Lots of animals, chickens, hair sheep, dexter cows, horses, border collies, alpaca. Read about how the farm life is tackled by a full time working couple.
Friday, September 7, 2012
Fencing deferred really?
The raw dirt section is going to get fenced in for the sheep.
The barn does smell better now. There is still a little residual skunk smell, but that should pass in a few more days. Yesterday I really needed to get out and fill the rock cribs with rocks, but I just could not make myself. Instead I used the box blade and flattened out the area in front of the barn so it is ready for some new fence. I found about 10 buried concrete 1 ft square blocks and one 2x3 foot block a foot thick. The blocks extended quite a ways out from the barn. I am not sure what they had built, but it stuck way out from the barn and was on concrete pads. This took me about two hours to flatten out. I still need to move some of that close fence but at this point I need to get this outer fence up before I rip any inner fence down. I need something to contain the animals. I keep hoping my part time helper will finish his other tasks so he can help me. I have pretty much planned out the new section of fence.