One of the reasons we moved out to the Cariboo region of BC was to have some acreage way out in the bush, raise a few animals and have a huge vegetable garden. Here's how we went about building a barn, which was really needed here on our property. Building a Barn Since there wasn't a barn here when we arrived, we had to build one. We tossed around a few ideas - we wanted … [Read more...]
Bored Chickens? Put Your Chickens to Work!
Did you know that bored chickens are unhealthy chickens? Bored chickens fight with one another, pull feathers out and pick and peck at each other. Bad poultry behaviors often start just because the chickens don't have enough to do and things like feather picking can really set a chicken back health wise. Bored Chickens and Chicken Health And unhealthy chickens can … [Read more...]
How To Get Started on the Path to Providing for Your Family
Have you been used to buying your groceries at the supermarkets? Never raised animals or had a garden? Are you trying to figure out how to get started on the path to providing for your family? Have you thought about starting a homestead? It can certainly feel overwhelming just to get started. So think about getting started, but doing it on a small … [Read more...]