How to hack a dog that has killed a chicken. I’ve used this method on a husky, husky mix, and wolf dog and all three are now left alone unsupervised with chickens!
Raising and caring for homestead animals is such a joy, but the thought of ending the lives of animals we love can be very difficult. Is it really necessary to butcher your own homestead animals to provide meat for your family? Kevin and Sarah answer questions about the necessity of processing your homestead animals while […]
Even before we moved from the city to our new homestead in the Missouri Ozarks, we made plans to get a couple of barn cats for rodent patrol. Overall, we were excited to have some outside cats. As time passed and we began making progress on setting up our homestead, our opinion about the cats […]
If you have livestock, you may want to deworm them every spring and summer. It’s easy to do and better for the health of your animals. Here’s a recipe for a homemade herbal dewormer – it will be cheaper than buying deworming medicines at the store. It doesn’t have any chemicals in it, which is exactly what […]
Integrating critters can be risky business! This will teach you how to turn your farm dog from a chicken killer to a chicken lover, even with a high prey drive!
But, in the winter is a bit different. Where I currently live, the winters can be bitter cold. Sub zero wind-chills for 8-12 weeks straight. That gets mighty cold for a cat. Here’s some tips on how to keep outdoor cats warm in the winter.