Monthly Archives: March 2013

Flo and Laser’s first time swimming.

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Milking Daisy

Last year, in 2012, I began checking books out from the library on family milk cows. I thought it would be great to milk a cow every day. The chickens had inspired me to pursue more home grown food. Their … Continue reading

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I do not want to admit that we may have too many things going on but that just might be the case. Here is our list of current projects in order of priority: 1. ¬†Fencing for the goats. Right now … Continue reading

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My aunt has nicknamed me, “Noah”. The animals are pouring in here two by two (or more) at a time. The first farm animal we acquired is the only one who came alone. His name is Roman and he’s livestock … Continue reading

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Homestead Beginnings: BEWARE of Chickens

In the spring of 2012, I begged my husband for chickens. I told him I wanted 3 or 4. If they didn’t work out we would just eat them. They were “chicken” after all. No real loss. He finally relented … Continue reading

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