Are you thinking about getting chickens? There is so much to learn. Check out what it takes to care for them. What is it really like day to day? Kristi from Homestead Wishing goes over everything you need to know before getting chickens.
One of the first things you will need to do when you decide to get goats is figure out how to fence their area off. There are so many different fencing options for goats that it can be difficult to decide what type will be the best for your goats. Find out what types of […]
Battling frozen waters for your chickens and other outside animals can make the winter feel miserable. However, never fear, warm water hope is out there! If you have electricity available, there are multiple heated water options to keep those waters unfrozen. If you don’t have electricity available, there are still some simple (and cheap) ways […]
Fencing for Goats: One of these four options may just be the perfect solution for you and your goats! Check out the options!
Adding goats to the farm was our first step towards keeping “livestock”. Larger mammals often require more work than poultry, but the rewards from keeping them can be equally increased. While we do not have plans to expand the farm (yet) to other larger beasts, it is interesting to take a look at the benefits […]
Here’s the cold, hard fact: we are not doing our jobs well when it comes to selectively breeding our livestock. In general, we are creating a gene pool of weak, needy, hard keeping animals. Doing so serves our soft-hearted idealism and shallow desires in the short run, but it does nothing but harm in the […]