Category: Critters

This section is for the buzz on the animals – bees, goats, poultry. How to care for them on many levels and why they’re so important to the success of your homesteading efforts.

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Chicken House: Coop Cleaning with Kids

You know it’s time. As the weather starts to warm after the chill of winter, the chicken house once again becomes a presence for your olfactory senses. Plus, your children are restless to get outside and have some fun. It’s the season for coop cleaning with kids. With a chicken house on hand it isn’t hard to teach your kids the value of hard work in the family and on the homestead.Chicken House Coop Cleaning with Kids l Tips to keep the troops happy while they muck l Homestead Lady (.com) Continue reading “Chicken House: Coop Cleaning with Kids”

How to process raw honey with an extractor

How to process raw honey with an extractor l Homestead LadyThe first-first thing I want to say is, read the directions to learn how to process raw honey with an extractor. It’s such a basic step and one I too often neglect in my zeal to try a new thing! We’ve processed quite a bit of honey over the years but this was our first time using a honey extractor and, may I just say, hallelujah! Can I get an amen?!! Here it is, how to process raw honey with an extractor… Continue reading “How to process raw honey with an extractor”