While chances are good that most of us won’t ever need to suddenly leave our homes (thank goodness), it’s always good to have a general plan just in case. This is especially true for those living in areas prone to hurricanes or wild fires. Think of it this way: Most of us will also never […]
I had a nasty surprise when I checked the new bunnies this morning. One of Sour Patch’s babies had a horrible gash on its belly. My heart just dropped to see the red, open wound a full half inch wide on that tiny body. There was no way it would heal without some help…..
Here’s another thing I am adding to my list of goals – producing fodder for our chickens. I have been doing some research into sprouting grains and am finding some interesting stuff. I’d like to cut down the feed bill. We have laying hens and even though they won’t be laying all winter, we still need to feed […]
Chickens are hard workers in our barnyard. Every animal we raise here has a job to do while they are with us. They do a great job and they are happy while they are with us. If you want to have chickens, here’s some of what we’ve learned having our girls. Think of it as […]
As a homesteader are you ever wondering what you can do with all the natural resources on your farm? Do you butcher your own livestock? This article covers what you can do with the raw materials that come along with butchering livestock or deer. Learn all the things you can do with carcasses that are […]
Have you ever wondered how people go on vacation when they have chickens? Kristi from Homestead Wishing went on vacation a week after she got her first chickens. Check out how she successfully pulled it off!