Turns out there are a lot of things I wish I knew before getting and butchering pigs. Our first butchering experience was not what we had hoped, but we still plan on raising pigs for butcher again in the future.
Can a hen become a rooster? An explanation of why chickens sometimes change sex.
How to hack a dog that has killed a chicken. I’ve used this method on a husky, husky mix, and wolf dog and all three are now left alone unsupervised with chickens!
If you have livestock, you may want to deworm them every spring and summer. It’s easy to do and better for the health of your animals. Here’s a recipe for a homemade herbal dewormer – it will be cheaper than buying deworming medicines at the store. It doesn’t have any chemicals in it, which is exactly what […]
Homesteading has so many different aspects. No one homesteader does it all, and that’s okay. So many of us add a little bit every year, whether it is making a new food from scratch, or a new animal on the homestead, or working towards moving off-grid. Homesteading is always working towards self-sufficiency in one aspect […]
It took me a long time to realize that I didn’t need to own a ton of land and a bunch of cows to be a homesteader. Once I came to the realization that it was all about your mind-set, my whole life changed!