What is the hardest part of farming? This farming life can be so hard and so amazing all at once. How can one week in life suddenly claim some beloved farm critters, find healing for others and see 10 new lives enter into the world. So, it’s not the hard work, or the heat, or […]
We treat them like family. Sometimes they go to work with us. They take a seat on our couch. And they keep our homes and livestock safer. Yes I am talking about the family dog. And yes, I do buy or make Christmas gifts for the dogs in my life. I also like to give […]
After being gone on vacation for two weeks, I thought the horses might want a special little treat! Check out what they wolfed down in one bite and what they left behind!
Thinking about bringing home live animals for Easter? Its that special time of year. Spring has sprung, flowers are blooming, grass is beginning to turn green and we long to spend more time outside. When we visit the local farm and garden center, everything is bustling! The seeds are in stock, bulbs, seed potatoes, and […]
Pets and chickens can get along like peas and carrots…or oil and water! It’s important to watch their temperament to see how they interact before leaving them alone together unsupervised. Do your pets get along with your chickens?
Can you have a dog AND chickens? Will the dog eat the chickens? Can they be trained to protect your flock? Do dogs have a place on the urban homestead? What happens if you already have a dog but you are thinking about adding some other animals? What if you have other animals and are […]