The Russ-Stick Acres dog team goes on a winter sled ride. Originally published in February 2010
Splitting firewood with hand tools is a skill every homesteader should have. Even if you own a mechanical wood splitter, knowing how to use a splitting maul and wedges comes in handy when the wood is too large or the log splitter can't be used. Originally Published in January 2013
Consider a trip to your local animal shelter or rescue organization next time you’re on the lookout for a new country canine.
By Hank Will, Editor-in-Chief
Learn how to exercise your dog and how exercise benefits his mental as well as physical health.
Throw your dogs a bone by teaching them to retrieve deer sheds in winter. Learn how they can hunt for antlers providing you with a nifty decoration.
Feeding chickens is easy when you let them peck around your pasture, garden and yard clippings while helping to build soil and keep pests at bay.
Our chickens love apples, so we always share a few from our horses' stash. Here are some easy, fun ways to make apple treats for your flock to help keep them from getting bored.
It's a lot easier to keep your chickens healthy and their immune systems strong than to try and treat a sick chicken. The 'holistic trinity', apple cider vinegar, garlic and diatomaceous earth, will go a long way towards that goal.
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