There comes a time when you need to help an animal give birth. Are you prepared for the mental tole that it can take to handle a complicated birth? It is stressful, and having faith is the only way to get by.
Every evening we go on a family walk around the farm, and it is simply the best part of the day. Aren’t we all so glad Spring is here? The time of fresh air, checking on the grass growth, tree blossoms, sky gazing, and watching the young lambs frolic around is here again.
There is an obvious trend of people leaving the city to take on homesteading. Many of them were not raised on a farm, including myself. How do we learn the farm ways and prepare ourselves for the work ahead? We read all we can, and we watch YouTube videos. Asking the neighbors is sometimes helpful, […]
Preparing for the worst while hoping for the best is the only way to get ready for kidding season. You can buy as many supplies as you want, but they won’t help if you aren’t mentally prepared. Prepared for life and loss, the inevitable and it is usually the hardest part of farming. Prepare yourself […]
It is pretty hard to believe that we are already here in the last week of 2016. It has still been less than a full year since we moved to our new farm and less than a full year since we’ve had goats (or anywhere near the number of chickens and geese we keep now). […]
When I first tried fire cider, I had no idea what to expect. I had never heard of the drink before, and even the list of ingredients couldn’t quite prepare me for the shocking heat and savory spice that followed the shot of this delicious beverage. After a few choice expressions crossed my face, making […]