A doe will typically reach puberty by six months. This can vary slightly for some as they may reach fertility sooner. Although some goats may breed seasonally, some will be able to breed year round. This can be problematic if goats aren’t separated and pregnancies aren’t spaced. Back to back pregnancies can take a toll […]
If you’re new to hatching duck eggs, here’s a few tips that helped me get through our hatch. Collect and store eggs at room temperature for up to 10 days. But, the longer they are stored, the lower the hatch rate. And ensure that you’re using clean eggs, but aren’t washing them before setting them […]
What is simple living & minimalism like? I love the idea of minimalism. But something about the trendy or modern day idea of minimalism doesn’t fit into my lifestyle. It works for many people, don’t get me wrong, but it doesn’t work for my family dynamic. Instead, we choose to live simply. To be organized, […]
I really like creating a recipe that not only is a hit with my entire family, but is also free of processed sugar. Because long story short, I just don’t like the stuff. The more that I have studied the effects of food on our overall health, the more I wanted to improve our eating […]
We try very hard to add natural ingredients and herbal remedies, but we aren’t perfect. It really is a journey for us and we are continuously learning new ways to incorporate natural techniques into our homestead processes. Would you like to learn how you can easily incorporate herbs on your homestead or farm? I have […]
It’s kidding season for us. This year we have 18 mama goats who are expecting and things can get a little hectic. We try to allow nature takes its course, allowing the mamas to kid on their own and only get involved or intervene when they need the help.