Q and A: turkey hen laying early, moving to the country, and using canned...

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Turkey hen laying early I have been trying to raise some Jersey Buff turkeys for a few years now. We got a tom and a hen a few years ago and this past summer was...

All of our spring baby goats have arrived

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And a few days after arrival, we face the not-so-nice job of disbudding all of those cute kids. As horns are SO dangerous to both the goats and people (due to accidental bumps), we...

Homestead doings and Mom

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Thank all of you for your prayers and good wishes for Mom and us too. She is doing a little better, but I had to place her in a nursing home Friday. She just...

Between raindrops, Will gets the tiller fixed

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We've been having a real rainy mid-May with flash flood warnings on the weather radio nearly every day. Luckily when we picked out our homestead land it was on high ground with absolutely no...

I saw the coolest owl

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I was driving home from getting feed two days ago when out of the corner of my eye, I saw a fence post that looked "odd." I checked for traffic and backed up. Yep,...