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Bunny update- 12/8/18

All babies are active and doing well. It’s been fairly cold out (in the 20’s) so we bring them inside after letting them spend time with mom for a few hours at sunrise and sunset to feed them. We were surprised as usually rabbits…

More baby bunnies!

Our doe Gloria had her second litter of bunnies! Three active pink little bunnies. We were seriously doubting she was pregnant as most rabbits give birth on days 28-31 so by day 33 we had almost given up hope. Wow were we surprised! Mama…

Fencing

Fencing is a very important aspect of homesteading, whether you want something to stay in or keep something out of you don’t have a good fence it could cost you your whole investment. A quality, and well thought out fence is important. When constructing…

How to dry corn for beautiful Autumn decor

There is nothing more beautiful than the changing colors of the autumn season. Bringing those colors into your home is a great way to appreciate the beauty of the changing seasons. This summer Darrick and I planted over 900 “Glass Gem” corn kernels by…

Why we chose rabbits as a first homestead animal

Typically when you hear someone wants to start a farm or homestead the first animal -they usually get chickens. They are pretty easy to find, inexpensive, don’t require a lot of space, and generally easy to care for. Chickens provide multiple benefits as well:…