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23.1.40

Evidently a little more snow in the night. Milder, but no thaw. 6 eggs. Am not counting one that was laid on the floor of the pullets’ house & was broken. There were 3 there altogether, so at any rate … Continue reading

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9.9.39

Very hot. Dug up 3rd batch of peas & dug over that piece of ground. Red mite again very bad. Most of the leghorns now moulting but not so many of the Rhodes. Notice that the birds’ appetites always drop … Continue reading

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8.9.39

Hot. Blackberries not ripe yet. Have lifted the remained of the early potatoes, which are very poor, only about 5 potatoes to a root. 8 eggs. [NEWSPAPER CUTTINGS] Curing a Goat Skin. – The skin should be as free from … Continue reading

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17.6.39.

Fine, fairly warm. Sowed carnations (mixed perennial). Put roofing felt on henhouse. Paid for felt 9d a yard. Both goats’ milk badly down, no doubt owing to being unable to graze yesterday. Being indoors also seems to affect their appetite … Continue reading

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16.6.39.

Heavy rain in the night, raining on & off most of the day, till about 5pm. when it cleared up. Too wet to do much out of doors. Placed strings for beans (much too low), began preparing a patch for … Continue reading

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29.5.39.

Very fine & warm. Netted strawberries. Took M. to the billy but fear she is not on heat. Mr N.[1] says they usually only are on autumn-spring. M. greatly afraid of a cow. The cow, on the other hand, frightened … Continue reading

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27.5.39

Overcast in the morning, fine & warm in the afternoon. Blue speedwell & bugle out everywhere. Buttercups about at their tallest. Dandelions seeding. Large toadstools in the fields. Strawed strawberries. Applied sodium chlorate to the remaining patch under the walnut … Continue reading

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