Saturday, August 25, 2012
Since that incubation we managed to hatch 3 brown leghorns from a batch of 20 and 2 bronze turkey's from 12 eggs. Not a good year at all.
After my daughters wedding, lennox the boar arrived on St. Valentines to perform his duties. Alas they weren't performed as well as they could have been. This year Bertha only produced 5 piglets and Gertrude none. Much debate followed as we came to the decision that it was too expensive to keep the sows for breeding. They weren't pets, so with much heartache we took them to slaughter. Gertrude went as soon as we had made up our mind and Bertha as soon as her piglets were weaned.
Thursday, August 23, 2012
After christmas I began the Brides dress. It was necessary to redesign part of the frock, due to another announcement, completing just a week before the wedding allowed for minor adjustments.
The cake completed around the same time.
Leaving us all to enjoy a very happy day.