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So we have these pigs. Yeah.

So we have these pigs. Yeah. I got them as a breeding pair, figuring the resulting piglets will pay for our feed for the next year, and we can keep 2 for our own purposes. I don’t see myself getting too attached to these pigs, however, which is probably a good thing in the homesteading…

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New Cuckoo Maran Chick

A few months ago, I purchased some 4-week old cuckoo maran pullets, which were to ship November 17. After living in warmer climates for a few years, I conveniently forgot that in most places, November means cold weather. So order baby chicks for delivery in November I did. And all but one lone, scrappy little…

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New home, new blog

About 6 months ago, we got it into our heads to buy a farm. The idea made sense – we breed and train horses so a permanent home for them was needed – and we got a pretty good deal on this farm. With 10 acres and horses that don’t need all 10 acres, it…