Many homesteaders couldn’t see their homestead without their dairy animal. It provides sustanence for their families and even other animals. But what brought us to those animals differs greatly for each and every one of us. I had the chance to hear from some of my favorite bloggers about their home dairy experiences –Read more
April has arrived – and with it, beautiful weather! It is definitely feeling like early Spring around here! Curious what we’ve been up to? Just in case you have been out of the loop, we have a new kid on the farmstead! Our Nigerian Dwarf goat, Totes, gave birth to an adorableRead more
Can you believe how big he is getting?? Anxiously awaiting his cousin’s arrival…. Learn more about Spartacus here and here!!
If you are like most chicken-keepers, you want your chickens to be healthy, happy, and comfortable. Occasionally, however, your chickens may end up with – how shall I say? – uninvited guests? Meet the mites. Red Mites: These are a biting/blood-sucking type of mite, that act similar to a tick. These canRead more
I’m here to satisfy your curiosity. I know you’ve been wondering how the Faulk goats have been lately, am I right? Looking for a goat update? First things first, Spartacus is 4 weeks old! How the heck did that happen so fast?! He is growing like a weed and is now able to spend hisRead more
“What?! You ferment your chicken feed?!” Yessirree! I most certainly do! Not crazy, I tell you… Let’s go back to how I got to this point… A number of months ago, I was looking at mixing my own chicken feed. I was tired of feeding my girls plain ol’ layer pellets, voidRead more