It’s true: pastured poultry is more expensive than chicken from the grocery store. Which is why I’ve developed my pastured poultry system to use up every last bit of that real chicken goodness!Read More
Wouldn’t it be fun if you could swing by for a spring garden tour on our new farm?Read More
It’s going to be a crazy next few months, y’all, what with moving, installing new gardens, mending fences, and adding pigs, more laying hens and more meat birds to our homestead. On top of all the renovations in the new house.
Oh, and did I mention we’re thinking of boarding horses? Yep, it’ll be a learning curve, for sure.
Despite the initial mayhem, we’re determined to continue and even expand our pastured poultry production in order to grow as much of our family’s food as possible. That’s the whole goal of moving to the new farm with more land.
Mr. Native Texan is in charge of the animals on our homestead and this week he’s taking over the blog to tell us how to raise pastured poultry…Read More
Note from Kathleen: Today I’m welcoming my favorite guest post author…my husband, Mr. Native Texan! Also known as Greg. He’s definitely the animal expert on our homestead, so I’m going to let him tell you all about our experience with our livestock guardian dog Mudge.
2017 was a big homesteading year for us. Most notably, it was our first year to raise pastured poultry from start to finish. What an adventure!
There were triumphs (chickens) and defeats (broccoli). We learned a lot and worked our tails off, and have spent the winter recuperating and gathering ideas and energy for year 2018 on the homestead.
Just when my friends and assorted family members thought I couldn’t get any crunchier…Read More
Ready to get rid of vine borers for good?
There’s nothing quite so discouraging as watching a perfectly healthy zucchini plant wilt before your eyes, while you stand by, helpless. If you have trouble with vine borers, I’ve got good news and bad news.Read More