Monthly Archives: February 2019

A fresh batch of eggs in the incubator

Several weeks back we hatched our first batch of chicks this year. Today, we setup the incubator again and added another 30 eggs, with more to come over the next few days. Our first batch wasn't completely successful, with only 17 chicks being hatched, but many of the eggs were fairly old, and possibly not…
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Feeding time: breakfast in the snow!

Every morning, the moment we step foot outside the house, we are met with a chorus of neighs, bleats, moos, clucks and quacks, and cold snowy mornings are no different; everyone wants breakfast! It's more challenging in the snow; we've plenty of water heaters to ensure that water sources don't freeze, but that doesn't stop…
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Beautiful puppies for sale!

Border Collie / Australian Shepherd puppies for sale. Based in Salmon Arm, BC. The pups were born on January 18th so they're around 3-weeks old. Great all round dogs; both parents are excellent working dogs with great temperaments. The puppies are being raised in a home environment and are around children regularly, who handle and…
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Another goat kid is born!

This past week, we've had lots of baby activity on the farm; first our 16 chicks, then two Nigerian Dwarf goat kids, followed by two lambs (who are still in the house as it's still too cold in the barn), and now, we've another goat kid; this time an Alpine cross. She's doing really well,…
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Lambs in the bathroom!

We've now acquired 2 baby lambs. We will raise them to be our breeding ewes to grow our flock, and they'll be great additions towards our petting farm animals. https://youtu.be/DHzfrlRw4bs We had to bring them into the house during the current cold snap as they were shivering in the barn; poor babies. We made a…
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New Goat Kids at Gleneden Ridge Farm.

Last night, I went up to the barn to do my usual animal checks before bedtime, and I was surprised by some new additions: two goat kids from our Nigerian Dwarf doe, Beauty. We've been keeping her in the barn for the last few weeks as we knew she was pregnant. I didn't expect her…
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Baby chicks at Gleneden Ridge!

As February gets underway here at Gleneden Ridge Farm, we are proud to announce the hatching of our next batch of Western Rustic chicks. They're under heat lamps at the moment, but as you can see, we're already getting some of the older ones familiar with human hands; here are our grand-daughters, Rosie and Layla,…
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