The Barn

Hatching turkey poults
The Barn Turkey

Hatching Turkey Poults

I am sitting here writing, while my kids are surrounded around the incubator.  All eyes are on the hatching turkey poults!  We were given three fertile, Bourbon Red turkey eggs by a friend who has a small farm, too.  Bourbon…

Chickens The Barn

Growing our brood of chickens

As we have been planning out the growth of our homestead, our farm animals are a fun part of the plan. We decided that growing our brood of chickens would be a good thing for our farm.  Last year we…

bottle feeding our goat
Goats The Barn

Why we are bottle feeding our baby goat

It’s Spring time and baby fever is very contagious.  Because we are new to homesteading and goat breeding standards have changed since I had goats as a child, I was not aware that goats should be tested for several standard…

baby goats
Goats The Barn

Cutest Miniature Nubian Goats

Growing our little farm is an adventure.  There is a process to every change and addition we make.  Every animal on our farm has a purpose.  We were planning on getting goats in December, but one Saturday night I looked…