Bringing a new goat into our herd is not something that we take lightly. Moving an adult goat can be very stressful for them, and it takes effort to help them learn the ropes in their new environment. We decided to buy a milking goat that had been raised on a dry lot, and add […]
Summer heat is exhausting. The hottest weeks of the year can seem unbearable. BUT this Arizona girl is here to help! This is how we get through the hottest weeks of June and July, along with 10 projects that you can do on the porch (or inside in the A/C) so you don’t melt in […]
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 […]