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Cardboard Coop Bedding

cardboard coop bedding

Cardboard coop bedding is an excellent alternative to using straw or sand in the coop. Additionally, it is biodegradable and can easily be added to the compost pile for future gardening needs. Cardboard coop bedding Cardboard bedding is a completely natural option for your coop floor, and honestly, it’s even much cleaner and easier to […]

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Tips for Raising Turkeys on the Homestead

Tips on Raising Turkeys on the homestead

Successfully raising turkeys on the homestead is quite easy to achieve. However, there are a few things to keep in mind prior to incorporating them onto the property. Raising turkeys on the homestead may be something you’ve tossed around for quite awhile, but for some reason you haven’t been able to commit to bringing them to the […]

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2019 Homestead Management Printables

PRE-ORDER Your 2019 Homestead Management printables and have them emailed to you as soon as they publish for the 2019 season.   Printables include:   • Egg Tally Sheets • Expense Sheets • Dairy Sheets • Meat Sheets • Harvest Reports • Monthly Calendars • Goals and Planning.   . . . and more!   […]

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Thieves on the Homestead

By Jason Rehr, Big Bear Homestead Summer is here in full swing. Corn is  growing. Tomatoes ripening. Chicks hatching. Piglets squealing. The most rewarding moments of homesteading  are upon us. And then the day comes. You walk out to you r chicken tractors  only to find one of your  chickens has been attacked by an opposum. […]

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Who Needs a Fairy Garden When You Can Have a Bee Kingdom? (with Video)

By Ella & Kaylee Richardson, The Farm on Quail Hollow Raising kids on a farm is an ultimate experiment? Well, just add bees to that experiment and see what happens (a bee kingdom!). Ok ok it’s not as scary as what it sounds. In fact, I’m intrigued with the fascination and bond that raising kids […]

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