While I was out feeding Friday afternoon our smallest goat (named Nugget) thouight she wasn't getting enough grain and decided to raid the sheep grain that had fallen on the ground by their trough feeder by sticking her head through the fence. They actually share a fence line right where I put the sheep trough feeders. I did this because we feed the goats in three separate small round feeders so they won't fight, which actually means the lead goat won't pick on the smallest goat and take her food. The sheep feeders I put along the fence so the women folk could feed without complaining about the sheep almost knocking them down. Ya seemed like a good plan until the smallest goat decided to charge the fence for the loose grain and promptly connected her horns straight to my knee cap at full speed Friday.
Now that we are ram-less I am going to put the trough feeders over in the old ram lot which will force the remaining ewes to go into there to get to the troughs and allow a human to feed from over the fence thereby avoiding the sheep stampede and apparently charging goat horns. This will also allow me to make the ram stall in the barn the new sheep stall and will free up there sleeping stall to put some equipment up now.
It still hurts to walk but I went with the Wife to the store today so she didn't have to go alone. I heard more bitching about prices today than I ever have before. There was actually a couple in front of us taking pictures of the more outlandish price tags. They were especially complaining about the Lettuce while all I could think of was to stop feeding your food lettuce. The wife informed me that I have a bad attitude towards lettuce.
When I got back to the Small-Hold I immediately found the reports about the vandalism on the power stations down in North Carolina. Looked to me like the media was kinda trying to sell this as a green terrorist action and the comment sections seemed to agree. Interesting that my first thought went the entire opposite direction though. Who knows if I am right or not but when/if the One World Femocrat types finally piss the rural crowd to their breaking point well my guess is rural power and communication centers that serve these city/state kingdoms will be the first thing targeted.
I imagine only those who already know they can comfortably weather a power outage and are prepared for it would target so many sub-stations. Something the corrupt cheating politicians and One World farm killer types might want to think about.
I can't speak to other's observations but it looks to me like people are finally beginning to wake up and smell the rot all these years of cheap energy and government free money looted from the rest of the world has given us. It is time to pay the pauper tax now I am afraid.
There is still time to add to your preps and get ready. I came across this article today over at the Survival News site and it is very informative. I did a study something like this years ago so the information was not surprising but I would recommend reading this article for anyone serious about growing your own food this coming Summer.