In all the years that we have owned fiber growing animals, we have sheared two times per year. Once in the spring and once in late summer. We always found that this kept the fleece short when the weather was warm and allowed for plenty of wool production, too. All was going well with the […]
We often get questions about our dog, Chief. He is a beautiful dog, large boned, broad head, strong and dark yellow. He is a registered Labrador and is doing well at the age of 10. At the farm, Chief is indispensable help in keeping the unwanted, harmful critters away from the flocks and herds. In […]
Shelving from a big box store was headed to the landfill. We turned it into fencing for our pullets. The pullets have more space to grow and the big hens can get used to them through the fence.
Re-using pallets for furniture and crafts is one of the newest trends. This project used a large wooden pallet and an Independence Day inspiration to create an American Flag.
Do you hold your nose when you enter you chicken’s coop? It doesn’t have to be this way. The chicken coop can smell fresh even with a large flock if you take some simple steps to cleaning.
Have you wondered what to do if your chickens need veterinary care and there is no one available. We do not have a poultry vet in our area, so we have to treat most of the ailments ourselves. And sometimes I have to take care of holding the animal and treating the wound at the […]