Occasionally one of our hens goes broody, even though we use breeds that are not supposed to, and for that reason, I don’t trust them to follow through. I would love to let them hatch some chicks, but I don’t want to have to look after those chicks or waste the eggs if the hens […]
With kidding season close at hand now is a great time to ensure you are prepared for the unexpected. I learned my first year the importance of having a few key items close by just in case you need them. This list of what you need and why you need it will help you prepare […]
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 […]
We are all about raising our own food. Be it produce or meat, we firmly believe this is the best way that we can ensure that we feed our family the highest quality food possible. We have raised both chickens and turkeys for meat for our family……..
For years, I dreamed of having a family milk cow and one day, I did. I loved Gertie so much and my family enjoyed her fresh milk. When we moved to Florida, we had to send her back to Tonya. ’twas a sad day in my life, indeed. We’ve been planning to get a milk […]
Raising your own food is often considered a good way to cut down on costs, but is that always the case? I know my parents have sometimes remarked that it cost more in water to grow themselves a tomato than it would cost to simply buy one from the store. Often people start to raise […]