How to Grow Potatoes in Bags
The traditional method of growing potatoes is tilling, planting, weeding, watering, and harvesting. Traditional harvesting involves hard work to dig up all those potatoes. Eliminating this back breaking work has been key to the development of many easier ways to harvest potatoes.
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A Guide to the Care of Baby Chicks
Caring for baby chicks
Initially chicks do not need much room because they spend most their time sleeping. This allows you to start with a smaller area, keeping the baby chicks close to the heat, food and water and gradually increase the amount of room they have. This will avoid conflicts, stress amongst the group.
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Spring is coming… Not in South Dakota yet… but many states are seeing green grass and planting gardens.
What else goes with homestead SPRING?
BABY Chicks, ducks, guineas, turkeys and so much more.
Remember the statement last year, NO MORE? Yeah, ummm right, until you see the sweet little fluffy butts. Hey not judging, I am as guilty as anyone of you. Every year my husband has to pull me away from the tanks at my local farm supply store!
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Cozy Products CL Safe Chicken Coop Heater 200 Watts Safer Than Brooder Lamps, One Size Black
Does a HAPPY Chicken dance! These are on sale! Get one while you can, better in storage until next winter than not having one at all.
We offer you a step by step guide to Elastrator band, bloodless castration.
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On our family farm there is the right way, the wrong way, and Bob’s (Dads) way! Our farm dates back a long way. Built well before we purchased and moved onto it in 1969. My father was raised on a farm, his father was raised on a farm and his grandfather was raised on a farm, so on and so forth! It was never a question of “if” we would have a farm, it was “when” we have a farm.
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Raising chickens in your backyard, farm, or homestead is the fastest way to a healthy homegrown food source. Chickens are delightful, silly and have their own personalities.
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Preserving and aging Cheese with Cheese Wax
Waxing cheese is the best way to preserve it and age it for long term storage.
As a side benefit cheese wax keeps out any unwanted beasts like mold.
You can also use cheese wax to store and age cheese you buy at the store.
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