Sometimes homesteading doesn’t mean being as efficient as possible. A thing that brings joy to your life is worth a little extra work and worry. There are so many pieces that can be fit together multiple ways and on multiple levels. For example, the rabbits eat the high protein mulberry prunings from the hedge and […]
Have you ever felt like you are not well armed in a battle of wits? Getting my hens to lay eggs where I want them to has become a small war and, sometimes, I suspect that I am not as well armed as my opponents. It can be a challenge to set everything up in […]
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been told that “goats will eat anything”. Perhaps this is true of some goats, but my paddock princesses are more finicky than Morris the cat. I needed some kind of feeder to keep the hay up off the ground……
It’s been a week and a half since I had to stitch up our little bunny. I was not very sure she would make it after such a serious injury. After all, the cut was fully one quarter of her circumference if not more, the equivalent of about 12 inches on a human. It turns […]
I had a nasty surprise when I checked the new bunnies this morning. One of Sour Patch’s babies had a horrible gash on its belly. My heart just dropped to see the red, open wound a full half inch wide on that tiny body. There was no way it would heal without some help…..