Monthly Archives: September 2015

Breeding season is here at last…..

I was walking in the pasture today and the familiar aroma of by buck goat Chewie was in the air. You cant really miss it. It is the smell of soured urine that mostly catches your attention. LOL. I am … Continue reading

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The Importance of Sustainability in Agriculture….

I have long since believed that one day the “corporate producers” of livestock and other foods will need to change if we as humans want to maintain our location in the food chain. The fact is that filling our foods … Continue reading

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Kratky Hydroponic Lettuce and Basil…

I hadn’t planned on blogging about this because I simply don’t grow things very well.  I mean my thumb is basically black.  I can raise sheep, chickens, and goats, but I can not grow anything. Until NOW!!!! I started reading … Continue reading

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Hobby Farm Chick Brooding

So I raise meat chickens. I say I raise a lot of meat chickens. I think it is more than most, but not more than all other hobby farmers. I raise about 1000 a year, and I don’t raise Cornish … Continue reading

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The Scoop on the Coop

So over the past few years I have constructed or bought many different chicken coops. One thing I have learned is coops come in all shapes and sizes, and you can spend various amounts on your coop. No matter the … Continue reading

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Just have to love the Backyard Chicken Movement!!!!

So as some of you may know I sell pasture raised broilers and fryers.  I usually get somewhere around $4 a pound if you figure it all out.  I discovered last year that I could make more money with less … Continue reading

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Hello world!

So 4 years ago my wife and I decided to make a change.  We wanted to move to a small hobby farm where we could grow our veggies, and feed and grow our own meat.   She also wanted farm fresh … Continue reading

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