Horses are often a common animal on a homestead – whether as a pet or recreational animal or as a plow-puller or form of transportation. A first aid kit is a necessity on any farm and is often something you should have handy before you need it. Build a kit for both the barn, and the trailer […]
Ah, Spring. That time of year when fuzzy baby chicks flood the feed stores and chicks go to new homes on impulse buys. I admit- I’ve been known to surprise the hubby with a few new chicks “just because.” But I also knew I had a ready to go chick brooder box for them. Buying […]
Anyone that keeps ducks can attest to the moment of shear panic every summer when they go about their morning chores only to find HUGE amounts of fluffy feathers covering the run and duck house. My mind immediately jumps to the worst conclusion – a predator attack – until my ducks waddle up to me […]
As if being adorable wasn’t enough, here’s a whole list of reasons you need to get dairy goats.
Getting started milking your goats (or cows) can be a little confusing. You can start your milking journey in 5 easy to follow steps!
Bathing your chickens is topic that has come up a lot lately. I’ve recently been part of a large group discussion about whether you should bathe your chickens or not. You see, while there are reasons why you should bathe your chicken in certain instances, this isn’t really the common thing you need to do. […]