Our friend's farm was organic as well, we loved going there. They wanted to get into the same thing - renting out a small cottage so people could come and play farmer for a week. But sadly, New York's Organic food certification group decided to be evil a few years ago and basically caused
75% of the family organic farms to go under. Yes, I'm bitter, and will be forever.
Anyway, I hear you about the fences. Connor and Ruby would back up and charge
the fences and just scream as they got shocked on the way under. Then go about their merry way on the other side.
The heifers weren't amused. The veals (or destined to be veals) were even less so. (what do you call young un-castrated cows? are they "cows"? the females are heifers but what are males?) The cows and bulls were really
Here's Ruby with one of the pigs:
There were lots of posts with pictures from the farm, but they were on a long-gone forum and I have no idea where they even are at this point.... I'll have to dig them up...