Modern homesteading is utilizing the skills of the past with the technology of today. Building a skill set is done more efficiently & effectively.
The eggs finally hatched! Four day old chicks got their glamour shots and are resting after a hard day of hatching. We discuss the goals and plans for the chicks and how they entered into the world.
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!
Corn and strawberries have provided both challenges and redemption. Bees are pollinating and chickens are, well, not being picky with the weather.
Owning animals can make it difficult to travel or leave the homestead for any length of time. There are a few precautions that can be taken care of to make going on holiday have a better peace of mind.
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…
Learn the definition of a modern homestead compared to an old-school homestead. How to incorporate homestead values into modern life to reconnect to food, reduce waste, and gain better self-sufficiency.
Everything to know about chicks. How to set up a simple and cheap brooder, chicken math defined, and signs of a sick chick – and how to help!
Do you ever look back on your week and think, well damn… I got nothing done? We all have our days (weeks, months or even our years….. I’m lookin’ at you FRIENDS fans!). I have had a week. That’s all. It has been just a week. I look back in my pictures because I take…
Footless Phoebe update…
Other news on the farm including Samoa’s rekindled love and the sheep!