We’ve used the same homemade brooder box for years. Simple construction, rugged components, lots of space for lots of little chickens. What’s not to like? Follow the link for construction details, and a link to a video showing our little brood enjoying their space.
Livestock guardian animals include llamas, donkeys, and several breeds of dogs. At Joybilee Farm, we use both llamas and LDGs to protect our animals and even our children from the bears, cougars, wolves, and coyotes that pass through our 140 acres of forest and wetlands. Then there are the occasional weasels or stouts that decide […]
Ever wondered how to quickly and easily get an image or design onto a shirt or other fabric? Check out this easy how-to on using freezer paper to create a stencil for fabric.
A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book. ~Irish Proverb
Did you know that your backyard can provide you with a lovely salad bar of sorts, free for the picking? A few weeks ago, we gathered dandelion greens from our homestead and used them to prepare a lovely wilted greens salad.
We don’t all live on farms or even have access to enough land to grow a decent size garden. Many of you do, but for many reasons, all the way from local government or homeowner’s association regulations to just having no idea how to get the ground tilled, fertilized and planted, don’t get in there […]