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 […]

Do your chickens love you?

Do your chickens love you? Do they show it? Well even though its not valentines day look at this egg. It was layed by one of our hens. It is so AWESOME!!! Sure is nice to know they think we are doing a good job.   Heart shape on egg.           […]

Homemade Tractor Canopy

Homemade Tractor Canopy Couldn’t see paying for one of those high dollar tractor canopy when we can just build one ourselves. O yea and the wife wanted something to hold her cell phone while on the tractor.We also installed brackets for future lights on each corner of the homemade tractor canopy. We figure it cost […]

Watching the cows come home.

Here comes most of the herd. Some slow pokes didnt make the video. We enjoy watching the cows as much as the rest of the animals we have here on the farm. Our herd is grass fed and gets left over produce just like the rest of the animals. ¬†We try to make sure all […]

Green Bean Trellis

First you must decide Bush or Pole beans. Bush beans are easy, but you must be down low bent over or seated to pick your beans. Bush beans require more land as they only grow a foot or two tall. Not such a good thing for a small homesteader where space is an issue. Pole […]

Garden 2015 update 2.1

Garden is coming along pretty good. Needs some weeding done. The storm we had late last night and early this morning included heavy rain and hail. The hail beat the plants a bit, but we are hoping for a quick recovery.   The diy eBook on the Ultimate Cattle Panel Greenhouse and material list can […]

April 2015 Chicken Incubator

We got tired of buying chickens and not knowing what we was getting. Then we started mail ordering to make sure we got full bred chickens and that got expensive (we still order some). Finally we decided to buy an incubator. This unit holds 41 eggs. We figure if we get lucky and have a […]

2015 Spring Garden

Our 2015 Spring Garden. This year we have corn, green beans, potatoes, butternut squash, tomatoes, peppers, watermelon, etc. Hoping all goes well. Some of the seeds we are growing can e found here.   Just finished tilling the garden.               Got the rows in.         […]

Compost pile 2015

Our compost pile consist of hay and produce we feed to the cows plus their manure, cardboard boxes the produce come in and the chicken dropping from when they stir it all up. This was pushed up into a pile 2 days before the video and with almost 4 inches of rain and about 62 […]

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