The grass is growing, your tired of spending money on hay, the time has come to put up your portable electric fencing. Here are the biggest do’s and don’ts of electric fencing for your portable pastures this summer. It was about 10 minutes into our big fencing project, and we had a big problem. It was […]
Opening Day of Fishing season has been a special day to me for as long as I can remember. But this opening day was different….
If you are homesteading to feed your family, these 2 animals will give you more food than any other! If you have a homestead that is focused on feeding your family, and you have enough room and pasture to keep one happy… You should get a family milk cow. No other animal can produce so […]
You have your land, beautiful grass growing, and even some fencing up, and now you find yourself asking the question all new homesteaders ask – What livestock should I raise? If you want to be as self sufficient as possible, producing your own families food with as few outside inputs as possible we are going […]
How much would it cost to turn a pole barn into a house? This was what we were wondering when we found ourselves moving to PA MUCH SOONER than we expected or were ready for! We were moving to PA to take over the family farm. We listed our home in CT, expecting it to […]
One of the biggest expenses on a homestead is the feed bill. Every animal on the homestead needs some sort of feed supplement (maybe with the exception of sheep) and most of the animals will get the bulk of their food from purchased feed. Any way you can save money on your chicken feed bill […]