Do I need a hay ring?

Do I Need A Hay Ring? Do I need a hay ring? YES!!! Everyone has done the research that shows you will lose as much as 55% of the round bale with out doing any type of containment on it. I watched and / or read about one that lost as little as 5% +/- […]

Organic Livestock? Is there a such thing?

Organic Livestock Wanted to share a video feeding our livestock produce. We give this to cows, chickens, pigs, etc. This is almost 100% all natural organic. Does this mean we have almost all natural organic livestock? I’m not sure if we do or not, but we are probably as close as possible. We have an […]

SA Parade 2017

San Antonio Parade. San Antonio Western Heritage and Cattle Drive. Every year before the rodeo in San Antonio, Texas there is a parade. Lots of wagons, horses, and a real life cattle drive. We decided to get our chores done a bit early. Then took the family once again on a little Texas Adventure. The […]

First calf of 2016.

Well our newest member. Bout time. We was starting to worry a bit, but finally here he is. Hopefully the rest will all domino soon. Well now we have to decide what to do with all the extra milk. Most of it will be fed to the pigs. They will be in hog heaven. Not […]

Best Pork!!!

Slaughtered some of our AGHs (American Guinea Hogs) this weekend. These pigs are some of the best pork you will ever eat. It is so delicious. There really is no way to explain it till you try it yourself. ┬áThese guys come out with the family dinner size hams, shoulders, ribs, etc. for approximately a […]

We got hungry. Who is the lucky candidate for freezer camp?

We got hungry and was running low on groceries so it was time to fill the void. We butchered a steer that we raised. He was about 14 months old. Our neighbors came over also yesterday to help. We estimate we got 300lbs of meat out of the fella. Nothing like raising your own animal […]

New additions to our farm.

These wonderful little bull calves will be castrated and sent to freezer camp, market or to and individual wanting to finish them out for themselves. Always fun hard work raising your own food. ┬áRemember raising your own food is awesome. It lets your kids know where your food comes from and you know what is […]

Chicken Wagon 1 update 1

We are making progress. We have built the storage area or possum belly on the trailer to hold the water barrels. When raising livestock you have to make sure they have plenty of fresh water. With two fifty five gallon drums for a total of a 110 gallons of water the animals should have more […]

Chicken Wagon / Egg Mobile

Everyone calls theirs an egg mobile. We like calling ours a Chicken Wagon!!! Why would you want to build such a contraption. There is so many benefits to having one of these. We have two big goals to accomplish by doing this and a few smaller ones. First and by far the most important is […]

New Born American Guinea Hogs

These piglets are less than two hours old in this video. They are some of the most docile, disease resistant, self sufficient, loveable, climate tolerant, do well on pasture, etc. pigs you will ever find. You couldn’t ask for a better pig on your homestead. If you have a homestead and are wanting to be […]