In this two-part post I discuss things you need to take into consideration when planning housing for your goats. We discuss breed, fencing, location, climate, predator risk, and space issues.
I have had a lot of questions lately about our free ranging chickens and how we keep them safe from predators. Learning how to get your chickens to roost up at night can be a challenge, but we found an easy way to teach them to come back to the coop.
More and more generations are turning back to the skills they learned as children to help them escape the face-paced crazy lifestyle that surrounds them. I know for a fact, I ran back to the farming and homemaking skills my parents taught me when the world around me was closing in. I am thankful for […]
Our little 1/3 arce homestead doesn’t have dairy goats..yet! We’re planning on changing that next spring. And when faced with deciding what to feed them we got a little creative. In true homesteader fashion, we wanted something healthy, sustainable, and low cost. Enter goat pasture. That’s right. We’re going to turn our lawn into goat […]
Homesteading doesn’t have to mean acres upon acres of space and gardens. While many of us dream of that, it isn’t always possible. Sometimes we have to find ways to become more self sufficient right where we are now! For us that’s in a suburban neighborhood, and we have worked hard to cultivate a ‘bit […]