Rolling Bird Hatchery

Last year we hatched a lot of Guineas the hard way. We were using a borrowed incubator and then moving the chicks in to some large plastic tubs with heat lamps and then moving them in to an old bath tub we had left over after the builders ruined it while trying to...

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Raising the Roof!

Today we crossed a fairly major milestone building the house, we have the last of the trusses hung. It was an all hands on deck day with Frank and his crew, Dudley Ingram on the lift and even Diane and I helped out as much as we could. I'm sure that the guys felt the...

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More House Building Videos

The building keeps right on going on. We are hoping to be dried in in just a few more weeks. Since the last post we've actually come a long way. The two videos below take us up to the roof being put on the house. If you haven't already, be sure to subscribe to our...

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Building the House Part 1

I know it's been a long time since we last updated the blog, I blame Diane - it's her job. I'll leave her to go back and fill in all the details of what has happened since the last time she posted, I'm here to show off the new house construction we have going on here....

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Building a Land Bridge over a Ditch

With rolling hills, lots of rainfall, and several springs on the farm, it is natural to have drainage ditches for the water to flow.  One main ditch is a boundary for a large chunk of our property.  Unfortunately about a third of our property is on the other side of...

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Catch Up Post: Building the Barn

  Now that we have finally moved and settled in Tennessee, I'm writing a few catch up posts.  We started building the barn (our contractor prefers that we call it a garage) in April, 2011.  In all fairness, it is more than a barn.  It does currently house a...

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