Animals on our Homestead 2017: It has been about 2 years since I did an updated post about the animals of our homestead.
Did you know that raising turkeys can not only provide a good quality meat for your family, but it also helps to keep the heritage breeds off the endangered list?
Our goal is to help preserve as many of the endangered heritage breeds as we can. This is just one reason we chose Chocolate Turkeys. Because we focus on raising endangered heritage breed livestock, we went to The Livestock Conservancy’s website to research heritage turkey breeds. We raise heritage breed chickens, so adding heritage breed […]
Since starting this blog, I have received numerous opportunities to branch out and try new things. I was invited to participate in a gardening blog series this summer with some very talented ladies. I also co-host a weekly blog hop with some of the best home renovators and tablescapers out there. I’ve also been running […]
The hot days are here to stay, which means lots of cool snacks and naps in the shade. The young chickens are now spending time exploring and foraging for bugs. The two families of Canadian geese that live in the field have been taking trips to the barn to feast on cracked corn. The geese, […]
Regular readers of this blog know that I am a big fan of geese on the homestead, but their are plenty of other birds to consider if you’re starting a farm. They each have their own unique needs and benefits, and it’s quite possible you’ll find room for all of them or discover that only […]