A flock of chicken may seem just a group of birds roaming around randomly. When you observe them for hours, days, months and years, you discover that there is a complicated social structure in the chicken community. There are also family bonds and other life-long relationships. Hertta and Japp were the king and the queen … More We are family!
Livestock guard dogs can become great sheep whisperers. We did read a lot about this before we became “Maremmano-people”, but we had no idea how far these dog´s ability to communicate with another species goes. Our dogs do neither give commands to the sheep, nor steer them by staring. They just somehow gently and silently … More Speaking with another species
One year ago the first Teeriniemi article about us was published. It was called “the ladies and the gentlemen”. It is time to update what is going on in our lives. Recently we have been enjoying the early autumn sunshine. Just like last year, autumn has provided some great outdooring (and sandbathing) weathers. There is … More Ladies and gentlemen – 1 year later and still fabulous
Our differences should not prevent friendship (or love). Recently, we have been happy to witness a sequence of events, where two strangers meet – and despite their very very big differences, they learn to like each other. They speak different languages, they are different in size – they are different species. But by looking and … More Extreme dating
Our chickens and house rabbits really love to eat fresh juicy young shoots, you only have to watch them in the summer to see this when they are out in the garden. But there is this issue between birdies and bunnies and their pleasures: the Lapland winter. The garden grazing is even limited by the spring curfew: Finnish … More A Taste of Spring Every Day
Darwin and her lovely one-day-old chicks. Darwins chicks hatched all the same August day. Darwin seemed really happy and proud, but quite stiff – what else would you expect after sitting on eggs for three weeks. Already the second day she took her family out from the nest in the chickens’ summer house, to the “safe penn” and started teaching the next … More From under the wing to the outside world
Life in the country would not be perfect without the ladies and the gentlemen. We have the cream of the society here, they are beautiful/handsome, they are stylish, they are clever and they’ve got character. They live in a historical building and walk the grounds proudly. On a sunny Sunday afternoon there is enough VIPs to … More The ladies and the gentlemen