What does it cost to feed the farm?

People often ask me what it costs to maintain & feed 29 chickens, 7 ducks, 5 goats, 1 pet pig and 1 donkey. Let me show you. I am the saver between myself & my husband. He lovingly calls me 'the dragon' as I tend to be very frugal with most things. So I like … Continue reading What does it cost to feed the farm?

The Resident Hens

From left to right: Penny, Chickaletta, Aimee, Pippy, Daisy & Minnie.  Named by our 4 year old.   They are growing well!  All except for the little black one in the middle (Minnie)...she's not getting much bigger & all the other chicks are 2-3 times her size!  She seems very healthy, just must be the … Continue reading The Resident Hens

Growing Fodder

Growing Fodder When we decided we wanted to raise homegrown meat for our family, I wanted the animals to eat high quality food. After all, you are what your food eats! I did a lot of research & found a local milling company that mills only organic food. So in addition to all the pasture … Continue reading Growing Fodder