How To Get Your Chickens To Lay In Their Nesting Boxes

How To Get Your Chickens To Lay In Their Nesting Boxes

This whole dream to own our own farm started 5 years ago in the suburbs of Southern California with backyard chickens and now we’re living in Arkansas living out our dreams. One of my favorite things to do is to collect eggs and when our…

Natural, Inexpensive Way to Deworm

Natural, Inexpensive Way to Deworm

The thought of worms in any animal can make your skin crawl, as it does theirs I’m sure. Goats seem to be the first animal that comes to mind when the topic of deworming comes up, but there are actually plenty of types of worms…

DIY Inexpensive Chicken Coop Makeover: Before and After

DIY Inexpensive Chicken Coop Makeover: Before and After

The story of our farm actually began when we were dating and still lived in Southern California. Andrew’s dad was nice enough to let us build a chicken coop out of pallets in his backyard. Since then, chickens have always been something we’ve enjoyed but…

You Have Goat to be Kidding Me

You Have Goat to be Kidding Me

You probably remember from a while back that we got four goats. Just in case you don’t, I wrote a whole post about how we got them home in style… Beverly Hillbillies style that is. You can read about that here. I also introduced them…

Why we chose Nigerian Dwarf Goats

Why we chose Nigerian Dwarf Goats

I became interested in goats about a year ago. I watched a bunch of YouTube videos on them and Oakley loved them at the fair. She hadn’t been walking long and we must had gone in the petting zoo at the fair 10 times. We’d…

We got goats and you won’t believe how we got them home!

We got goats and you won’t believe how we got them home!

Our family friends made the move from California to Arkansas and the house they bought came with 7 goats. Before they moved here, we told them we would take whatever goats they didn’t want as goats are something we’ve been wanting to add to our…

5 Tips for Beginning Gardeners

5 Tips for Beginning Gardeners

This is our second year planting a garden and our first year planting a fall garden and I’ve definitely learned a few things that I think are worth sharing. I figure every year I will continue to learn more and more about gardening and the…

Diy (Inexpensive) Farm Sign

Diy (Inexpensive) Farm Sign

*Make sure you read all the way to the end. There may be a hidden surprise in this post 😉 Every once in a while, okay actually pretty often I have the urge to create something with my hands. I guess you could call it…

Why Free Range Chickens Aren’t For Everyone

Why Free Range Chickens Aren’t For Everyone

Backyard chickens are really what started this whole dream for us. Andrew’s dad let us build a chicken coop in his backyard while we were still dating and the whole idea of farming snowballed from there. We’ve tried chicken coops, chicken tractors, and free range…

New Garden Entrance

New Garden Entrance

Last year we played it pretty safe with our garden because we didn’t want to bite off more than we can chew but this year we’ve decided to expand. Andrew built two more decent sized vegetable boxes and we decided we’re going to have an…