The General Store
What the flock are these critters, you ask?
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!
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 under attack. (📷@bea...
The majority of practicing husbandry boils down to how good you can build a fence.
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
Coffee is pretty crucial at the Homestead. With a baby and slew of chores it's pretty much our lifeline.
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
We are taking this show on the road! New year, new adventures. While we are usually a couple of homebodies, we do always appreciate any time
We are very proud to have our eggs featured in their dishes, and to be considered part of their collection of quality local farms.
One of the major homesteading "rules of engagement", is using the natural resources available to you, and avoiding waste. With th
Our Harper Homestead Eggs offered, are dozen-sized packs, including Polish White eggs, Ameraucanua Blues, Silkie Cream Eggs, Leghorn Whites,
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
On July 23rd, 2018 the first chick was hatched at the Harper Homestead. Let this day go down in history.
*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 of our hatching eggs...
We are expecting!!!! Baby chicks that is! Thelma the *silkie hen (pictured above) went broody a couple weeks ago. Fiercely. Every time we went into the co...