Livestock guardian animals include llamas, donkeys, and several breeds of dogs. At Joybilee Farm, we use both llamas and LDGs to protect our animals and even our children from the bears, cougars, wolves, and coyotes that pass through our 140 acres of forest and wetlands. Then there are the occasional weasels or stouts that decide […]
Hatching your own clutch, or group, of eggs isn’t difficult at all.
When your chicks transition from baby to full-feathered hen, it is time to upgrade their coop. Check out what we did on our homestead to outfit our “teenagers.”
When things aren’t going as expected with your girls, it is time to take action. Read about our most recent problems and what we are doing about it.
When we first started researching about changing our livestock feed to nonGMO we came up with a lot of road blocks. Our inquiries with the feed company came to a dead end. The feed company nutritionists refused to return our calls. We couldn’t get ingredient lists from the feed company for the livestock feed that […]
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