Caring For Our Poultry

For the next few weeks, we will be releasing previous posts from the old website. Caring For Our Poultry By Abby Akin 1/4/10 Hi, I’m Abby Akin, and I’m going to write about caring for our poultry. Most of the time, my mom and I care for the poultry. Our...

Teaching The Kids To Run The Farm

For the next few weeks, we will be releasing previous posts from the old website. 8/7/09 “Teaching the Kids to Run the Farm” by Amy Jo When we first started “farming” (a term I use lightly), we were about as “green” as possible. I...

A View Of “Mini-Farm” Life

For the next few weeks, we will be releasing previous posts from the old website. A View of “Mini-farm” Life December 2010 By, Tyler Akin Farm life is different and often more “strenuous” then “Normal” life. But our farm is less...

The Redneck Shelter

For the next few weeks, we will be releasing previous posts from the old website. The Redneck Shelter By Ellen Akin Every farm needs a good redneck shelter, right? I hope so, because we have one. It is the equivalent of a run in shed for livestock, but its relatively...

Raising Meat Chickens…

For the next few weeks, we will be releasing previous posts from the old website. Raising Meat Chickens- the Healthier Way By Ellen (1-30-10) One of our main goals here, which is the biggest reason why we homestead, is to produce our own food. Everything we do here...

Once A Day Milking…vs Twice a Day Milking

For the next few weeks, we will be releasing previous posts from the old website. Once a Day Milking…vs Twice a Day Milking By Ellen, 1/30/10 There is a lot more involved in milking animals than just… milking. In order to have a clean operation, a lot of...