Egg Float Test: Is That “Fresh” Egg is Good Or Bad?
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Egg Float Test: Is That “Fresh” Egg is Good Or Bad?

Not sure if that “fresh” egg is good or bad? Try the egg float test!   Why do you need to know about the egg float test? Chickens are masters at hiding their eggs if they want.   Every so often, I come across a nest of “fresh” eggs on the homestead – and I…

What The Veterinary Feed Directive Means & How I’m Preparing [Video]
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What The Veterinary Feed Directive Means & How I’m Preparing [Video]

There’s been a lot of buzz (and wrong information) about the FDA’s new Veterinary Feed Directive, so I wanted to address it here.   If you don’t know what I’m talking about, the US Food & Drug Administration released a Final Rule (regulations that will be codified into law) that removed certain antibiotics from the…

A Cluckin’ Good Time: Episode 1 [Live Stream]
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A Cluckin’ Good Time: Episode 1 [Live Stream]

A Cluckin’ Good Time is a Facebook Live Stream Show that I’ve developed along with my friend, Mindy Young of Farm Fit Living.   We talk about homesteading, kitchen hacks, chickens, goats, livestock, and pretty much anything that we think of. Lots of audience participation!   A Cluckin’ Good Time airs Sunday nights at 7pm…

Make Goat Milk Soap Without Lye In Your Own Home! [Video Tutorial]
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Make Goat Milk Soap Without Lye In Your Own Home! [Video Tutorial]

You can’t make goat milk soap (or any soap) without lye, but I’ve shied away from it for the most part. While handling lye isn’t that dangerous (precautions are necessary but many people use it with goat milk without problems), I know a lot of you aren’t comfortable handling it.   But the benefits of goat milk…