Fox Trot Farm

Grass Fed Lamb, Fresh Eggs, Honey, Quilts, Soap, Tours, & Farm Fun!

Honeybee colony in a tree

October 22, 2017
by Deborah Burgess
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Open Air Honeybee Colony to See!

Earlier this summer, we had a swarm of honeybees that left their nice big hive in our apiary to fly straight up about 25 feet into a cedar tree before taking off for parts unknown. I just hated losing that … Continue reading

Henrietta Hen in the Holly Tree

October 1, 2017
by Deborah Burgess
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We’re Open for Business Today!

It’s Sunday, October 1st…hard to believe that it’s fall, but the temperature outside convinced me this morning! It’s a beautiful day to visit Fox Trot Farm and stroll the gentle slopes to see our animals. One of our chickens’ favorite … Continue reading

Cicada emerging from its shell

August 25, 2017
by Deborah Burgess
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What about that cicada chirping in the tree, and more insect miracles

What is that big mysterious brown, empty bug shell sticking on the side of tree? Or, in this case, on the side of our pullet house? It’s a cicada!  Imagine my delight when I was cleaning cobwebs off the pullet house … Continue reading