It is that time of year again…. The unwelcome skunks start making their rounds in both urban and rural areas looking for that unsuspecting family pet that is just oh to curious… Well – I have just the recipe for you to print and keep handy. We have used this several times already with fantastic […]
One of my favorite part of keeping hens is watching them through out the day as they do their chicken thing. They are so fun to watch as they scratch around, chase bugs and wander through the yard.
There is an eagle in me that wants to soar, and there is a hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud. Carl Sandburg
We raise fiber animals at Timber Creek Farm. After we feed the animals and they have grown a long coat of wool or fiber, we shear them over the course of a few back breaking days. The wool is collected and sorted, called skirting, to remove farm debris. But then what happens? Read more about […]
Swarming is a natural inclination of bees that beekeepers can utilize to make apiary increases by assembling splits & nucs in the spring and early summer.
Alderman Farms is brimming with anticipation as we await the arrival of our newest addition – more pigs! A couple of years ago we tested our ability to raise pigs on pasture, and we pleased with the results. Now we are ready to become permanent “people of the pigs.” We’ve chosen a breed, located stock, […]