I love raising chickens and especially when I get to see them hatch right in front of me. There’s nothing like going out and gathering eggs from the hen house and knowing they didn’t come from chickens living in tiny little cages and pumped full of chemicals. They also make great garbage disposals when it […]
Last year we purchased a nuc beehive, that is a five-frame mini hive of bees. We purchased it a little late…the first week of June, but then the stress of getting established that a new hive goes through was further complicated by the most severe drought Oklahoma has experienced in my lifetime. Long story short, […]
Changing the air quality on your homestead and getting rid of stinkin’ thinkin’ in your mind can both ensure that your homestead is a thriving enterprise. Ignore it and tragedy can result. Here’s a few easy steps to clean up the air in your barn and clean up the thoughts that stop you from realizing […]
A once in a lifetime viewing was a such a blessing!
Lots of people talk to animals…. Not very many listen, though…. That’s the problem. Benjamin Hoff, The Tao of Pooh
There is something to be said for buying a chicken, bringing it home, and having her lay an egg that first day. After all, a baby chick can take anywhere from 14-24 weeks before they begin laying eggs, and if you buy straight-run chicks you could end up with more roosters than you anticipated. But […]