We moved to Oregon for a while, and I found some people who used Border Collies, to move sheep and cattle. When I watched what their dogs could do with real training, I realized just how little Allie and I knew about the real world of Border Collies.
An editor from Mother Earth News magazine reviews a pair of boot-slippers that will help keep mud off your floors.
Boost your know-how by joining in our series of basic skills every homesteader should know.
Consider shoveling snow by hand rather than using machinery. In doing so, you may discover unexpected benefits.
Old ways may not be practical ... but they sure do taste better.
Recognizing a barber pole worm problem and handling it properly could make all the difference for you sheep or goat herd.
Border Collies are an extension of ourselves, when we are using them as a working dog. Their over-the-top desire to please and do work can often lead them into paths of destruction if we leave them to their own devices.
This is the 16th blog post in an alphabetically organized introduction to homesteading. It covers the importance of and ways to use quiet reflection to achieve greater self-sufficiency.
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