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Pepper and Frankie…welcome to our homestead

2015 is the year that we transform our home and gardens to a self-sustaining homestead. Our first step is adding…

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Growing Fodder for Chicken Feed – Day 8

Dear Jack the Cat, You are not allowed to touch the seeds… or the greens. … well, really or anything…

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Growing Fodder for Chicken Feed – Day 7

Ok, so I am sure that you are finally bored with my posts on fodder…. I am just thrilled at…

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Growing Fodder for Chicken Feed – Day 6

Houston, we are go for GREEN! We finally have sprouts that are showing COLOR! Day 6 is showing AWESOME growth!…

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Growing Fodder for Chicken Feed – Day 5

Oh My! Day 5 is here… we are half way through the growing on the first tray of barley fodder….

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Growing Fodder for Chicken Feed – Day 4

So the sprouts have really begun this morning and the roots are forming! We have 3 bins going now, plus…

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Growing Fodder for Chicken Feed – Day 3

We woke up this morning to a bit of a change on our barley. They have begun to sprout over…

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Growing Fodder for Chicken Feed – Day 2

Day 2 is kind of boring. We dumped the soaking seeds into their tray and watered twice, once in the…

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Growing Fodder for Chicken Feed – Day 1

Day 1 – Yep, we are starting this journey of growing our own chicken feed for our hens (and a…

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Fodder for the small-time farmer – general information

We are going to revisit our fodder growing in severeal weeks. We dumped all of the moldy trays (yes, the…