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Sue Weaver's "Mondays with Martok" blog
Mondays with Martok
How should you care for the critters around the farm? Get the answers straight from Martok the goat’s mouth (with translation by Sue Weaver, a regular Hobby Farms contributor). Delivered with a dose of humor, his blog tells tales of animal husbandry realities, tips and discoveries.

02/10/2014 - What is Homeopathy?
Do you use complementary veterinary therapies on your farm? Complementary therapies are things like herbs, Reiki, massage, chiropractic adjustments and homeopathic remedies.

02/03/2014 - Groundhogs: More Than Shadow Makers
Did the groundhog see his shadow at your farm on Groundhog Day? He didn't here!

01/27/2014 - How Are You Practicing Kindness?
I bashed Uzzi in the butt last week when Mom brought out cookies to share. Mom got cross. She said I wasn't very kind to my best friend. Uzzi

01/13/2014 - Chickens in Diapers: Keep House Chickens Without the Mess
Have you ever wanted a fancy house bird, like a parrot or cockatoo, but you don't have enough money to buy one? Then think chickens—house chickens!

01/06/2014 - Llamas, Move Your Poop Piles Elsewhere
How do you stop llamas from pooping in same spot?

12/30/2013 - How to Care for Molting Chickens
We have five Rhode Island Red chickens that are 1½ years old. When they started laying, we were getting eggs from all of them, but for the past several months, we have only been getting one egg per day, if that. We have one that’s missing her tail feathers and one that is missing feathers under her neck.

12/23/2013 - 10 New Ways to Celebrate Christmas
Hey, it's almost Christmas! We've talked about cool things to do for Christmas in previous years, but here are some new activities to try this year.

12/16/2013 - Build a Quinzee for Winter Camping
Last week, when Mom was feeding us, she looked around at all the snow from our first snowstorm of the year and said, "Martok, I should have built a quinzee before the snow started to melt."

12/09/2013 - Raise Real Reindeer
Real live reindeer don't look much like artists' depictions of Rudolph and Santa's reindeer, which look more like common white-tailed deer.

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