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% +/- […]

How Much UTV do you need?

How Much UTV do you need? We tried to decide for a long time on our small farm what would we get? We had a four wheeler atv. The carb would gum up every time we turned around and that was so annoying. One day a guy said I’ll trade you my golf cart with […]

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 […]

Maintaining Gravel Driveways

Let The Driveway Maintenance Begin   There are many things to consider when it comes to a driveway. Of course the least amount of maintenance is going to be the most expensive such as asphalt and then there is the least expensive which is gravel. Gravel driveways is what most of us end up with […]

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 […]

Second best.

When it comes to getting around the farm the best thing that comes in first place is our 4wd 4025 Mahindra tractor, but the second best is our electric golf cart. This thing is better than any side by side, atv, etc. Its quiet and you can put a heck of a load on it. […]

Temporary milking stall.

Now with our new to us retired dairy cow we need a milking stall. Well with the purchase of the dairy cow kind of being a impulse buy we didnt have any sort of milking stall. So until we can build a decent one we need something we can use. We took some wooden pallets […]

More additions to the farm.

Well we ended up with a retired Jersey dairy cow and her bull calf. We will use her as a nurse cow to feed any young calves we may purchase along the way or any orphan calves we may have from our current cows. Her secondary job is to provide milk for whatever comes along […]

Pig Feed trough

We decided the pigs needed a feed trough of some sort. After gathering some cedar fence pickets and squaring off the dog eared ends with a skill saw. We got out a trim gun and nailed them together. There was no plans or thought put in to it. It was just thrown together. Now from […]

Picking up left over produce / compost.

One of the ways we get feed for our animals is to pick up left over produce or what some call compost. There is always all kind of goodies for the animals. We feed this to all of our animals, but do have to be careful depending on what we are giving to which animal. […]