Broilers: Scaling, Efficiency and Other Excuses

I wanted to believe that Joel Salatin’s chicken-raising method would work for us.  We started out with some pens we …

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I Figured out the Barn!

I’m a very happy fellow these days. You see, I’ve just solved a three-year old dilemma that’s been aggravating me …

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Chuck Wagon

We recently refitted the Winnebeggo to include a lot of new roost bars that were needed to accommodate all the …

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Spring Grazing 2016

At this time last year our cows had been out on pasture for a little over a week. This year, …

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Piglet Brooder

Since we got the new brooder all setup with a propane brooder, we’ve not had need of our old Hover …

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Little Hoop House on the Prairie

Look!  We built that. It’s really not so big of an accomplishment, having now built one I can assert that …

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Chicks are here!

We’ve been working hard to get our new brooder house setup because today was the deadline.  Today is chick day. …

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The Babes of Spring

Spring is doing it’s thing. That means that we’re running around trying to get a handle on all the new …

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Pastured Poultry Pen v3.0

As our farm continues to grow we find ourselves outgrowing some of the equipment that we started with.  This time …

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2016 Crop Plans

We’ve just wrapped up our crop planning for the year, and here’s what it looks like. This year, at least …

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