Category: Chickens

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Jackpot Show – 8/10/2019

Throughout our lives as homesteaders, I wanted to make sure that my family were able to know all about the animals that we have, both large and small stock. Last night, we were honored to be a part of a local jackpot show. We are proud members of the Chino…

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Learning to homestead with a small property

20 years of researching has led me to the conclusion that you can homestead on truly any size property. You just have to have GREAT organizational skills on smaller properties to streamline what you want to accomplish. Here is a link to homesteading.com and 15 homesteading ideas for your property….

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Raising mealworms for animal feed

The Benefits Of Raising Mealworms Mealworms are an ultimate healthy snack for chickens, ducks, geese, and quail. They are jam packed with protein and something that your critters absolutely love. We raise our mealworms to feed to our hatching babies in the house. We raise (Grand Champion) Quail. The babies go…

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Garden & Happy – 8 Best Egg-laying Chickens

My friends over at Garden and Happy posted a GREAT article on the best laying Chicken breeds.  Here is the article (and a link to their site: https://gardenandhappy.com/best-egg-laying-chickens/)  And as most of my readers know…. I love me some chickens! I mean where else can you get fresh eggs to feed…

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Look at all of the BABIES on our homestead! March 2017

Even with all of the heartache this month, We have had a TON of babies born this month….  And most are available for sale.  Shoot us over an email   Yorkshire cross piglets – $150 for one or $250 for 2 – We are requiring a $50 non-refundable deposit per…

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Raising Chickens – Oathkeepers Preparedness Class – January 28, 2017

[sdm_download id=”4793″ fancy=”0″ new_window=”1″ color=”green”] January is the planning month to get going on your homestead. Besides saving food for your monthly stash and getting ready for your spring gardening, you need to start thinking about other things that you could do. Poultry can provide eggs and meat for you…

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Have you seen what we have on sale on our homestead this week?

Have you seen what we have on sale on our homestead this week?  We always have animals  (or a waiting list available).  Currently we have the following available:  Male Rabbits – Rex and New Zealand/Rex Mixes – $10 each Coturnix Quail (mix of breeds – Pharoah, Texas, Tibetan, Tuxedo) –…

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Creating a fodder system

[sdm_download id=”4332″ fancy=”0″] Building a FODDER SYSTEM to feed livestock Finding simple ways, to make your products go further is something very important to our family. We have hundreds of animals on our homestead and needed to find a better way of feeding them. With fodder, we can quadruple our…

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Chicks for sale (plus waiting list for other animals)

We are hatching little chicks left and right today! I love that sound our of my incubator!!! PEEP!! PEEP!!PEEEEPPP! We have chicks and quail hatching year round on our homestead. Ameraucanas and Ameraucana mixes hatching this week. Quail are due this weekend. We have ducks and geese due at the…

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Welcome to October on our homestead!

It is a beautiful October day up here in northern Arizona. A lot has happened in the last month. We have (as a whole family, including my parents and sister and her family) picked up a steer. TBone will fill up our freezer in about 8 months or so. He…

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Order Chicks TODAY!

I know that spring is when most people purchase chicks from the local feed stores. To me, this is the wrong time of year. We have been raising our own chickens for years. Chickens begin laying eggs at between 20 and 24 weeks. That’s 5 to 6 months… If you…

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Recap of the last month on our homestead

Today┬áis the last day that my baby is a baby. Shelby is graduating high school. 9 years of homeschooling and 2 at Chino Valley High School. She is graduating 2 years early at only 16 years old. Thursday, she has a job training at a local fast food restaurant. My…

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Quail eggs in the incubator

As our family continues our journey to create a homestead that provides for us, we are incubating quail eggs (or at least attempting to hatch them). We have a new incubator and have regular egg rack/turner and a quail egg rack and turner inside. We have 24 quail eggs along…