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We have owned close to a thousand animals over our Homesteading life. A quick estimate of our animals over the years 500 Meat Chickens 100 Egg laying Chickens 50 Pigs 4 Cows 20 Turkeys 50 Guineas 5 dogs 7 Sheep 25 Goats 50 Rabbits Oh yea… and 2 Camels. We really love raising livestock. I […]
You can feel it in the air. The season is changing, and a homesteaders life changes with the changes in weather, sunlight, and temperature. We have enjoyed a very busy spring and summer. Goat kidding had us very busy, as did summer pasturing of animals, and milking goats. Our cows were dried off all spring […]
This week our videos shared our daily journey dealing with Burke the bucks eye problem. What started as a cloudy weepy eye, thought to be Pinkeye, turned into an entropion eyelid problem and shots being given to the eyelid. The dust has settled, a few weeks have passed since the video was recorded, what has […]
We discovered an eye problem in our male goat Burk this week. Initially thought to be pinkeye, we soon realized we were dealing with Entropion Eyelids, or inverted eyelids. The fix for entropion eyelids, while a little intimidating, isn’t hard, and in todays episode we begin treatment. The first attempt to fix an entropion eyelid […]
In our last video we shared with you we though we had a pinkeye outbreak on our homestead. We Were Wrong. Noticing swollen and cloudy eyes on our Buck Burk we decided that we had a pinkeye problem. We started treating the buck for pinkeye, and we emailed a mentor of ours about how to […]