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The Cask and Keg
Aug 7, 2019
What the flock are these critters, you ask?
Jul 24, 2019
Is There a Doctor in the House?
When you own livestock, it's a good lesson to be prepared, be brave, and be responsible, but know that you can always ask for help!
Jun 20, 2019
Defense Against the Dark Arts...
Feathers tumbled through the grass on a light breeze. It was Sunday. We just got back from a short camping trip, to find that we'd been...
Feb 11, 2019
On The Fence
The majority of practicing husbandry boils down to how good you can build a fence.
Jan 29, 2019
Eating at the Ground Level
Why do we bother? All this extra work and time spent making, baking, prepping, tending, feeding and watering. It seems like a lot - and some
Jan 7, 2019
Do chickens get cold? This question sparks a lot of debate. Here's our take: Chickens are not like house pets - they don't have the
Dec 7, 2018
Putting Our Eggs in a Basket...
We are very proud to have our eggs featured in their dishes, and to be considered part of their collection of quality local farms.
Oct 24, 2018
One of the major homesteading "rules of engagement", is using the natural resources available to you, and avoiding waste. With th
Sep 11, 2018
Eastbound and Down
Burt is a young roo, from another local farm that only wished to keep a single rooster for his flock of 12 hens. This handsome fella is an
Jul 25, 2018
Good Things Come in Small Packages
On July 23rd, 2018 the first chick was hatched at the Harper Homestead. Let this day go down in history.
Jul 19, 2018
You Win Some, You Lose Some
*Graphic Content - Read at own risk.* Sometimes things just don't work out. When we vistied our coop today, we came to discover that one...
Jul 18, 2018
What the Flock?
We are expecting!!!! Baby chicks that is! Thelma the *silkie hen (pictured above) went broody a couple weeks ago. Fiercely. Every time...