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Tag Archive: Homestead

Livestock Guardian Dogs…Or Something Like That

For about a year Chad and I have thrown around the idea of getting a new dog so that our older pup Roxy, a Labrador, could train them to….you know….not kill chickens.  It may come as a surprise, but 9…
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I Can’t Do This

That is how I felt after the first 24 hours of being a chicken owner.  Up till that point in my life I had never dealt with an animal “dying”.  Yes, I had had a few cats and a dog…
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Bug Be Gone

This is just a compilation of some of my bug-tastrophes. Maybe it will be of use to others fighting the battles. Reader beware: bugs were killed in the learning process that is gardening.  Methods of how to kill said bugs…
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Saw Dust Baby!

Does anyone else dream of freshly milled lumber? From their own back yard?  ….”crickets chirping”…. Well I do! A year and a half ago…I decided on a dream.  A huge dream that I knew would never come to fruition. But…
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