Farming Recap 2017

Farming Recap of 2017 Summed up in one word: FAILURE! I have to laugh!  It was such a year of learning!!!  Farming has a way of keeping you humble. I told my husband that I was bone tired and didn’t want to raise a garden.  So HE did!  He researched and decided...

How we raise Meat Birds

Most people are squeamish about raising their own meat.  I can understand that!  I am an animal lover and hate to see anyone in pain. But I also care about my family.  I am concerned about how the American food system is taking care of their products.  Hmmm, how is...

Incubating Eggs

My Christmas gift Never would I have expected that I’d ever get an egg incubator as a gift or even use one!  But this past Christmas, my hubby splurged on me and got me a highly rated Brinsea Octagon Incubator. I never wanted an incubator as I thought they would be...

What to feed pigs

Have you ever heard the thought that you are only as healthy as what you eat?  Ever thought that you are only as healthy what your food eats? That was MY main thought when we got our pigs.  Why raise pigs to eat that don’t eat heathy themselves?  As you know, I...

Learning about PIGS!

Growing up, I never thought about pigs.  Never thought about where my food came from.  Never thought I live on a farm!  My entire pig experience was wrapped around the book Charlotte’s Web! As God changed my heart and opened my mind to living on a farm, I began to...

I have an addiction…… Chickens!!

Last fall after the county fair, I bought all the pullets (not yet egg laying female birds) that were available.  But at least 2 weren’t mature enough to know they were roosters!  Thankfully, we knew people who will take and eat them!  Can’t have too many...