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How to Treat your Chicken's Wounds

By Harper Slusher 

It can be a scary time when you're trying to treat your injured chicken, especially when you aren't sure what to do. In this article, I share directions on how to treat your chicken back to health!

Love and Affection Found In Golden Feathers

By Susan Berry

The true story of Baby the Buff Orphington who brought surprise, wonder, love and joy to a small homestead.

All About Goats

By Abigail R. Gehring

Learn all about goats, from types of breeds to making cheese with their milk.

First one! Adventures in Raising Chickens

By Cheryl in Texas

What could surpass the excitement of owning our first chickens? Why, our first egg of course!


The Work House

By Suzanne Cox

Our bad landlord experience leads to new purpose for an old trailer. Join us as we renovate rental space into usable work space! Home school space, brooder room, processing house, and quilting area all rolled in to one.

When a Broody Hen Won't Stop Being Broody

By Wendy E. N. Thomas

What do you do when a broody hen refuses to stop being broody?

A Sad Day on the Homestead

By The Homestead Redhead

A Sad Day on the Homestead-our experience with our mini pig's farrowing.

How To Keep Rabbits Cool in the Summer

By Sarah Cuthill

Here are a few simple tips on how to keep your outdoor rabbits cool in the summer heat.

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