Visiting Livingoffmyland.com and bringing home trees and shrubs to improve the homestead, along with scouting more Maple Trees ready for tapping on our property. Plus reason #846 why Babydoll Southdown Sheep are the best breed.
From trying new ways of housing animals to altering recipes this week’s challenge is to try something new. How so you want to grow as a person?
Modern homesteading is utilizing the skills of the past with the technology of today. Building a skill set is done more efficiently & effectively.
From losing a hen, to gaining five more, managing the crazy sheep to building new houses and collecting seeds for studying – our week has been crazy busy!
Some weeks are for learning, some for mastering. Some weeks are for failing, some for exceeding. Regardless, each week has a lesson to be learned.
Broody hen week two, sheep shearing and tail docking, death by hawk, waxy spring leaves…. what else do we do but keep moving forward.
The beginning of the week I was outside in a tank top getting the animals ready for summer, and today it is a blizzard. Welcome to MinneSNOWta. -__- Hooving the Sheep. We began our week contemplating shearing the sheep. The ewes get their tails docked in a few weeks and we need to shear them…
Is there any week update that isn’t a hodge podge of information? Trying to get hens to go broody, to celebrating the colorful egg basket we are getting, to making strides on our sheep and drowning in maple syrup and cream cheese. This is one of those weeks you sit down and look at your…