Farm Life

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Below are top posts and all things related to homesteading, animals and acreage-living.

 

homesteading

How Homesteading Has Transformed Me

Let’s face it: no matter how many times we’ve been told that being a mom is the most important job in the world, we don’t fully believe it.   Sure, we do to a certain level, but then the doubt creeps in. We fight the

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homemade dairy goat feed

A Simple Homemade Dairy Goat Feed Recipe

This is just a short and simple post about our homemade dairy goat feed.   We make our own, for many reasons. it’s cheaper it’s healthier I know exactly what’s in it I can control it for health and wellness purposes We started making our

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Homestead Chores and Kids

In today’s episode we talk about chores on the homestead.   While we dive into the animal chores specifically, we also talk about how homestead chores for kids can build character and other ways farm chores can be valuable for our kids.   Listen to

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gift ideas for your homesteading child

Gift Ideas for Your Homesteading Child

The holidays are here!   While part of my blog’s purpose is to teach you how to homestead on the cheap, sometimes we do need to spend some money. The holidays (and birthdays) are the perfect time to splurge on some must needed items, while

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homestead supplies

3 Must Have Homestead Supplies for Winter

It’s November in Nebraska, which means you don’t know what the weather is going to do!   Last week we had snow and temps in the teens and this week we’re in the mid 70’s.   Some years on Thanksgiving I’ve been in snowstorms, and

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Morning Farm Chores with Love

She puts on her coat, the favorite one that mom tells her not to wear. Her boots with yesterday’s mud go on next, then gloves. She doesn’t like the heavy ones that keep her hands warm. It’s too hard to work in those. But below

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copper bolus for goats

Copper Bolus Your Goats With Confidence

The spring and summer of 2020 was a learning year for us on our little homestead.   This was when we discovered the importance of minerals and goats. It took us several months to correct our herd’s mineral deficiencies and a lot of waiting and

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dairy goat breeding

Our Dairy Goat Breeding Tips and Schedule

It’s goat breeding time on our little homestead! Today I’m going to share our breeding strategy with you. Enjoy, as we bring you along on this journey! A little background: about 10 years ago, we sold most of our herd and moved to Nebraska from

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How To Raise Baby Chicks and Rock At It

  This post contains affiliate links. I may make a small commission if you click a link and make a purchase, at no additional cost to you.   Showing chickens at our county fair every summer means a new batch of chicks in the early

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