How to Move a Homestead: Moving Animals & Livestock

How to Move a Homestead: Moving Animals & Livestock

We learned a lot when we moved our homestead from Idaho to Washington! Today, I’m sharing our experience and our tips and tricks for moving animals and livestock!   Moving is hard! Moving a homestead is even harder.  In February, we moved our homestead 500+...
12 DIY Chick Brooders You Can Build This Weekend!

12 DIY Chick Brooders You Can Build This Weekend!

Chick season is here! Before you bring home your chirping balls of fluff, make sure they have a safe and comfortable home! Chick brooders are easy to build yourself and can range from temporary to permanent and simple to downright fancy! We’ve used several...
10 Answers to Your Complete Beginner Chicken Questions

10 Answers to Your Complete Beginner Chicken Questions

Chickens are a great asset to any home or homestead! But if you are new to chickens, you may have some questions you want answered before taking the leap. We have the answers to 10 common questions that people ask before getting backyard chickens!   Should you...
How to Stock a Chicken First Aid Kit + A Full List of Supplies

How to Stock a Chicken First Aid Kit + A Full List of Supplies

How to assemble a chicken first aid kit! Be prepared and take better care of your flock by having a fully-stocked chicken first aid kit on hand! Chickens are like ninjas in everything they do. If you don’t believe me, you can come watch my tiny bantam Cochin...
How to Stock and Store First Aid Kits for Livestock

How to Stock and Store First Aid Kits for Livestock

Having a well-stocked animal first aid kit is a vital part of owning livestock on a homestead. Learn how we stock our kits and why we use buckets to store our supplies! Why it’s important to stock your animal first aid kits before you need them: An essential part of...
How to Use Mint for your Chickens

How to Use Mint for your Chickens

Mint is a great herbal ally for humans, but mint is also great for chickens! It’s one of my favorite herbs to grow in the chicken yard – here’s why! I have a love-hate relationship with mint. Sometimes, I also have a love-hate relationship with my...