Advice and resources for beekeeping, livestock, pets, poultry, and wildlife.

The Sport of Fishing

By Guest Blogger

Fishing is not only enjoyable, it's an essential survival skill and one of the easiest ways to find food in the wild.

The Quintessential Mother; The Family Cow

By A. Thomas Winfrey 

There's a reason every home before the 1900's had a cow in the yard.

The American Copper Butterfly

Follow the metamorphosis of an American Copper caterpillar into a tiny, fast-flying and playful butterfly.

Crib to Chicken Coop

By The Homestead Redhead

Old crib + $100 = Chicken Coop!


Days Are Getting Shorter, Time To Get Ready For Winter

By Susan Berry

It's never too early to get ready for the long cold Winter. Preparation tips from Itzy Bitzy Farm

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.

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