Whether you view the opossum as a friend or a fiend, finding one in your chicken coop is never a pleasant experience. Although the opossum is a passive
No self-respecting homesteader would leave their animals without the three essentials – water, food, and shelter. Whether it’s to get out of the baking sun, shelter from the
If you’re going to a farm to look at chickens or to pick up a llama, arriving at a muddy field with a sagging gate and a flimsy
Some people don’t want squirrels in their garden full-stop. You might not be looking for how to attract squirrels, but rather how to keep squirrels away. Squirrels can
All hoofed animals are susceptible to fungal and bacterial infections of the hoof. Horses often suffer from mud fever, greasy heels, and thrush, while our cloven-hoofed friends –
Homestead pigs can be pretty easy work once you have your infrastructure set up. The price tag on those little piglets can be a real doozy though. Depending
Homesteaders have a healthy respect for goats and appreciate their hardiness, versatility, and ability to eat practically anything. That’s only the half of it, though. Goats are incredible
For years my husband, Brad, and I idly dreamed about moving to the country. We wanted the space and the quiet for us, and our very active dogs.