How to Grow Potatoes in Bags

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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HOW TO Care for Baby Chicks

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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Chicken Supplies ON SALE

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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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How to Dock Lamb Tails with an Elastrator Band

How to Dock Lamb Tails with an Elastrator Band

Castration Bander Forceps Pliers Tail Dock Cattle Sheep Goat & 100Pcs Castrator Rings Docking a young lamb’s tails, also called banding, is bloodless & easy with a elastrator band and should be done at the youngest age.  In older lambs the stress of this procedure can adversely affect growth, and the chance of complications increase.
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How to Bloodless Elastrator Band Castrate Goat Kids

We offer you a step by step guide to Elastrator band, bloodless castration.

Castration Bander Forceps Pliers Tail Dock Cattle Sheep Goat & 100Pcs Castrator Rings

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Sorting Sheep on Our Family Farm

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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Cheese Wax Aging and Preserving Cheese

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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