Homesteading is a lifestyle, that once started, needs your constant attention, prioritization, and commitment. Health, vacations, date night, day trips, illness, family crisis', equipment failure, etc. all need to be prioritized and planned because once you commit to a homesteading lifestyle, life happens . . . the animals don't care if it is raining if they're... Continue Reading →
Some years ago, I learned about Guinea Hens. An acquaintance of mine in the hills of California raised Guineas to keep rattlesnakes away. Fast forward to today . . . I have rattlesnakes, water moccasins, and lots and lots of cockroaches in tons of pine straw. Enter . . . Guinea Fowl. Guinea fowl originally... Continue Reading →
Flies, common houseflies, seem to be the bane of every homesteader. It's not practical to keep animal areas sanitized and clean. Flies are an ever-present nuisance. Fly traps with an attractant bait is a good means to reduce your homestead of these unwanted pests. I decided to investigate an efficient means to reduce the number of flies on my homestead.
This is a great idea, I just had to share it. - Dave After watching Daddykirbs Farm and J&J Acres create arbors using cattle panels, I decided to make some of my own. I had to change things up a bit due to the span I had to cover. We are looking forward to a... Continue Reading →
Fresh eggs are a great addition to every homestead. Chickens are easy to care for and when they are done laying, taste good too. If you keep healthy and happy chickens, you’ll enjoy eggs for a long time.