In this video Kevin introduces you to the newest permanent residence at the homestead. They’re mean…They’re ferocious…They will attack at any time. What are they? You’ll have to watch to find out!
Ever wonder why your herd is acting strange? We did. At first we thought there was a poacher on our land, but after some investigating, we found out it was a mountain lion. What were our clues? How did we figure it out? What did we do? Come on over and I’ll tell you.
It’s been a battle of the wills! Me and my 22 against the sneaky underhanded skill and agility of a pack of coyotes that have been stocking and feasting on our farm animals. Poultry-Net-Electric-Fence come to my rescue! We have been homesteading for seven years now and in that time a wild pack of coyotes […]
Have you ever gone face to face with a raccoon? What would you do? How would you deal with the situation. Read this amazing story about what Kristi from Homestead Wishing did when she came face to face with a raccoon in the chicken coop no less!
Taking steps to protect chickens from predators should be on every chicken owner’s mind. What are the important steps to take to guard the chickens? Raccoon, fox, hawks, bears, bobcats and the neighborhood dog, are all capable of wiping out a flock. All carnivorous and omnivorous creatures would be happy to find a chicken waiting […]
Lately we have been dealing with a fox who is either very clever or very hungry and determined. We lost five chickens over several nights and have implemented a few changes, including using foxlights, modifying the chicken tractors and making poor little Taz sleep outside! Read more over on Eight Acres.