We own three ducks: two Pekin hens and one Khaki Campbell drake, or male duck. Farmyards are fully diverse and integrated communities. They are societies in which different species of animals play differing, varying, and interesting roles. The ducks of Stony Kreek Farm are no different.
Caring for dry cows in a small herd dairy can be difficult but proper care is essential for ease of calving and healthy outcomes for both the cow and calf.
The best working farm dogs, including livestock guardians; herders; working terriers and earthdogs; and traditional farm and working partners.
The first of two posts about the comforts and rhythm of heating the house with wood.
The entire Dubansky family takes part in tending to their organic food farm and providing other families with fresh, seasonal food.
Join R.D. Copeland this Saturday at the Mother Earth News Fair in Belton, TX for his presentation: Off-Grid, Organic & Old School and at the DIY Showcase booth to learn how he built his sustainable life on the farm, using his own homemade devices and gadgets, to make life easier, at a fraction of the cost of store bought items.
Hand pump water with the Bison Deep Well Hand Pump, a great option for drawing water without electricity.
Want to branch out from maple? Use this guide to decide which trees to tap and learn about making birch syrup, making walnut syrup, and making sycamore syrup.