Rotational systems are great for your pasture and livestock. But providing shelter for shade and bad weather can be a challenge as the animals move from field to field. Here’s a list of pros and cons, as well as pictures of our own mobile shelters in use on the farm.
Wild Life, old homesteads, scenery are some of what I enjoy taking pictures of. This week I am sharing an old homestead that I drive by every single week down a rural back road. Often wonder who was the last family to have lived there, how many generations back does it go.
Building a new goat barn has been on our to-do list for a long time. We’ve done a lot of discussing and brainstorming, trying to resolve problems I have with our current set-up. I thought we had a good floor plan until one day Dan said, “How about a round barn?” We came up with […]
If you’ve read Mark Twain’s Tom Sawyer, then you are familiar with whitewash. I always thought of it as simply old-fashioned, homemade paint, but I have learned it is also a non-poisonous, non-toxic way to help control insects in chicken coops, barns, and more.