5 Common Chicken Diseases and How to Treat Them

Backyard chickens are what I like to call a gateway animal, these easy to care for low maintenance animal can be a joy to have on any scale of a homestead. They can be very entertaining simply to watch and they off a great return of eggs, meat, tilling and fertilizer on your homestead. Just…

Pet First Aid

Our pets are part of our family, and just like we keep medications and first aid equipment for our human family members it is also a smart plan to have the same basics available for your pet. For the sake of this article, I will be focusing on and using Dog first aid but these…

Year One Plans for the Homestead

One of the main questions we have to sit down and ask ourselves which is not an easy one, for anyone. What are our wants and our needs for this property? Of course, this comes with a few hundred thousand follow up questions but I don’t want to bore you with those. Our goal for…

Our First Property Walk

  After finally getting a break from the crazy life the amazing one and I got to bring our puppy home from the parent’s place and the next morning take him out for a long walk where we tried to find our property stakes. We are so amazed at the amount of fresh wildlife activity!…

The First Animals on our Homestead

Are you prepared for the first of what I’m sure will become your favourite announcements?? We’re going to have animals on our homestead! But how do you pick the right ones? Well, I’m sorry but the first animals for us and for most people are the ones they choose for companionship. Anticlimactic I know, but…