After a long winter of feeding our cows in our paddocks around the barn a problem has surfaced. Old hay and cow manure mixed creates an organic sludge that prevents water from draining. Standing water around your barn is bad for animals. Cows and Goats can get foot rot, fly problems can worsen, and overall […]
Last week we spent some time setting up a fence for our cows on pasture. Like most things in Homesteading, we didn’t get it right the first time. So tonight we redo it! Is this your first time here at Homesteady? Join our Email List so you don’t miss out on our daily homesteading videos […]
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 […]
We had a SCARY CLOSE CALL this week with our puppy! More on that in a bit…. The week started off with our very first Milking in PA! We have become a Family Cow First Homestead… That is our primary production on this homestead is our cows, both milk and calves. And for 2 months […]
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Since the very first episode of Homesteady, we have been asking the question: IS THIS WORTH IT? Will the investment of your time, money, and energy into your latest homesteading endeavor give you a return? And how do we measure these returns: financially, emotionally, in terms of gains in personal health and nutrition, or more broadly […]