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 […]
Finding joy in the journey can be challenging at times. I know there are many of you out there that struggle with this same problem. What is it that is so appealing about the end destination that makes us want to buckle down, and get so serious that we can’t enjoy the ride there? Homesteading […]
Kidding season could easily be called the best time of the year for homesteaders. Birth is beautiful. Our dairy goat was so kind to have her kids in the middle of the day so I could document this story to share. Goat kids and fresh milk, what a wonderful way to enjoy Spring time!
Every evening we go on a family walk around the farm, and it is simply the best part of the day. Aren’t we all so glad Spring is here? The time of fresh air, checking on the grass growth, tree blossoms, sky gazing, and watching the young lambs frolic around is here again.
There are so many aspects to homesteading. Raising chickens, vermicompost, raising dairy animals, processing your own meat, fencing, welding, survival prep, food preserving, beekeeping and I could go on. I have yet to meet someone who does it ALL. Yet when you feel ready to learn a new skill, the researching starts all over. This […]