Each year I think of the past year and wonder if we accomplished what we needed to and if we could have done more. I wonder if the costs of the feed and the care of the animals equaled to the amount of resources gleaned from our homestead. I have written a homestead goal before […]
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 […]
While every dog is different, they will follow the same general signs while in labor. The average time for a dogs pregnancy is 63 days, though they can be as short as 58 days or as long as 69. If a dog has been pregnant for longer than 69 days veterinary intervention should be sought.Don’t […]
Follow these simple tips to prepare your coop for the cold winter months. Whether you are new to chickens are a seasoned pro, giving your coop a good once-over will be worth the afternoon of effort. Ensure you have a healthy flock all winter long and a good supply of eggs by keeping your hens […]
Who doesn’t like giving their dogs treats, amIright? I can feel the gratitude from my dogs when they receive a treat – but all three of our dogs have struggled with weight gain after spay and neuter, and controlling what they eat is important to me. These guys are part of the family and we […]
Here are the top 20 items to have in your horse’s first aid kit BEFORE they hurt themselves.