farming, Homestead Rescue, homesteading, pigs

Homesteading Lessons When To Call in The Experts

The truth is you can never be prepared for, or know, everything.  After years of learning through both study and trial and error, I am often reminded of how little I know.  We all like to think of ourselves as an apex predator, as someone who can get the job done.  We fix our own… Continue reading Homesteading Lessons When To Call in The Experts

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backyard chickens, chickens, farming, homesteading, meat chickens

Raising Meat Chickens, you will never go back to store-bought again!

If raising chickens for eggs is the gateway to homesteading,  then raising them for meat is stepping through that gate with both rubber boots.  Once you have raised your own meat, and see the difference from what you buy in the store, you will never go back.  We finally decided to raise meat birds after… Continue reading Raising Meat Chickens, you will never go back to store-bought again!

backyard chickens, chickens, farming, homesteading

Meet our rooster Little Wing

Little wing is our resident rooster.  For several years we have maintained a flock of laying hens.  We had no desire to have a rooster and were quite happy with our little flock.  But as is often the case in homesteading, opportunity knocks and an adventure begins. These are my favorite times. Research is done,… Continue reading Meet our rooster Little Wing