Thistle Hill Farm – Blog

…doing what comes naturally

One of those moods….

….sometimes you just don’t feel like going out and feeding the pigs….and that’s when you get what might be called “off topic posts”.  Though as I confessed in my very first post, I have no idea just what the topic of this blog is. I like this for the spirit and an insight to one […]

Baring their “all”….or almost all….

….a group of young farmers in southwest England got together  for an unusual concept for a fund-raiser: a nude calendar.  Don’t know what it is about the Brits and their nude calendars (remember the movie “Calendar Girls“? In Devon circles, about as racy as we get is a calendar featuring cows…unclothed…but nevertheless still cows.  Warning:  […]

A few helpful tips….

….from our farm manager Duane Ard, who spotted this on Facebook and now has a few years of experience with an “Old Farmer”: Advice from an Old Farmer: – Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight and bull-strong. – Keep skunks and bankers at a distance. – Life is simpler when you plow around the […]