Author Archives: Humble Little Homestead

Changed Up the Chicken Coop, Squash bug Invasion, A New Turkey Tractor and More! Week 28 2018

We made a turkey tractor and built it similar to the chicken tractor we made last year… just made it a little taller for the turkeys. Today we’re moving the poults into it and then moving the mama hen and … Continue reading

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Don’t Get This Chicken For the Homestead, Picking Mulberries and More! Week 27 2018

When life gets busy, its important to slow down and take a moment to pause and look around… you’ll be surprised by all the little things you’ve overlooked. The kids take over the vlog today and take you along while … Continue reading

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Enigma Puzzle Challenge, Testing Chickens, Our Turkey Is Laying Again and More! Week 26 2018

The kids challenged each other to see who could solve the Hanayama Enigma puzzle first with the loser having to sit in a tub of ice water. Brooke started out far ahead… Dylan caught up and managed to pull off … Continue reading

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Garden Tour, MORE Chicks Hatch, A Surprise In the Garden and More! Week 25 2018

We have an awesome surprise in the garden… it’s something Miley has been waiting for for a long time. More chicks have hatched… where do we keep them? Who should do the chores… should they be considered rabbit chores or … Continue reading

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Surprise Chicks, Fishing At the Lake, Garden Update and More! Week 24 2018

One of our hens appeared out from under a bush with chicks!! Never a dull moment on the homestead! It’s free fishing weekend and we decided to take a break from all the work at the homestead and enjoy a … Continue reading

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Selling Our Mini Rex Rabbits, Camp Out Fun and More! Week 23 2018

We ended our camp out with a good old breakfast over the campfire, then in the evening we did a little work in the garden. It’s our first camp out of the season and no better way than to start … Continue reading

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Turkeys Hatched, the Go Kart Is Complete and More! Week 22 2018

After doing some thinking we decided our turkey poults would be better off being raised by their mama. So now they’re all back together once again. Dylan got the go kart finished so we test it out. Also, a turkey … Continue reading

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Turkeys Are About To Hatch, Easy DIY Goat Shelter, Companion Planting and More! Week 21 2018

Turkey hen has shifted and is sitting differently on her nest… maybe her eggs are hatching! Our turkey hen is diligently setting on her nest. Are there any signs they’ll be hatching soon? There has been a couple of things … Continue reading

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How to Can Chicken, Garden Update, Why We Kept One Turkey and More! Week 20 2018

Why did we decide to keep chance? Watch and find out… The tomatoes aren’t looking so great so it’s time to get them planted. Dylan’s been doing more work on his go cart and it’s starting to take shape. Just … Continue reading

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Making Dandelion Bread, Processing Chickens, Farm Chores and More! Week 19 2018

Getting the turkey and chicken we processed packaged and ready for the freezer. Processing day is never an easy day but this time was a little harder. So several years ago I found this.. what seemed like a cute idea … Continue reading

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