Modern Day Homesteader. What a cool title, right? Sometimes people bring me back to reality when they ask,”So what do you DO?” I’m sure they think I sit on my porch drinking sweet tea while the sunsets and my sheep graze. So romanticized. Or maybe they think I muck stalls all day? Or ploy fields […]
Rabbits like cool weather, and can easily overheat. It is important to have an easy set up for their regular care, as it really makes raising rabbits enjoyable.We have kept rabbits through a few Arizona Summers. Here are 5 great tips to keep your rabbits cool through the Summer heat.
This week we sent off 6 lambs to the butcher that were born and raised here, on our farm. They came to about 190 lbs of packaged meat, which filled our freezer for the year. It might sound weird, but it has been a dream of ours for a long time to raise all of […]
Raising boys sure is something special, and I’m sure most moms of boys would agree. I have a couple free range farmer boys of my own, and raising them on open land is a dream come true. Running barefoot through the mud puddles, and filling the toy dump truck up with rocks is the best […]
There comes a time when you need to help an animal give birth. Are you prepared for the mental tole that it can take to handle a complicated birth? It is stressful, and having faith is the only way to get by.
Book Review – This book is a wonderful account of a farmer who changed his pasture management methods, and is aiming to be able to graze his animals on pasture year round. It gives ample details about how to get livestock to turn grass into meat, milk and eggs. Efficiently raising grass fed animals is […]