Egg production is a crucial component of the Runamuk farm as we continue to grow our apiary. When faced with the prospect of moving our farm to a location that did not offer infrastructure, we had to get creative in order to ensure the poultry flock came through the move in-tact. Enter the hoop-house….
If you are new to homesteading, taking care of a herd of goats on your own can be a bit daunting. Goats are very smart and easily motivated by food, so training is much easier than people think. Now that all of my goats are trained, even my little bucks, chore time is a breeze. […]
The holidays are the perfect time to add some cheer to your home. Houseplants are the perfect addition to every room. I enjoy going to my local market and buying fresh cut flowers, but they are harder to come buy in the winter months. Not only that, they don’t last very long and can be […]
Did you know that your washer and dryer should be cleaned every month? I discovered that when I started washing cloth diapers. Here’s a very simple explanation of how to go about doing this often-overlooked chore.
Baby chicks are SO cute! They do need some TLC during brooding time. You will need a handful of easy (and cheap) supplies as well as to follow some easy step-by-step instruction in order to successfully brooding chicks.
Incubating can really be simple, but there are a lot of little details you will need to know in order to have a successful hatch. You will need to know how to gather and load your eggs, what temperature and humidity to keep the incubator at, how to candle the eggs and how to manage […]