Author Archives: Humble Little Homestead

A Surprise Hatchling, An Answered Prayer, and Attempting to Hatch More Turkey Eggs! Week 26 2017

I was sitting there giving Neville his vitamins… or at least attempting to… when Miley came running in saying there was a little chick outside! She was so excited! We put mamma hen and chick in our chicken tractor so … Continue reading

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Switching Chores, Garden Work, Staking Tomatoes and More! Week 25 2017

There’s a lot of stuff going on today, first we’re getting chores done! Our turkey hen has started a new clutch of eggs, hopefully this time hatching will be successful. There was a broody hen running around so we captured … Continue reading

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Our Hay is Baled, Staking Tomatoes, Determined Hen and More! Week 24 2017

They showed up to bale our alfalfa. A storm was threatening to roll through so we scrambled to get it all picked up before it rained. Oh what a windy day!! I’m starting to let Ollie out so that he … Continue reading

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A Garden Update and We’re Taking A Break, Back In A Few! Week 23 2017

Just a little walk around the garden… It’s a super busy week… Miley goes to camp, it’s Brooke’s birthday, we’re going to be gone over night.. so we’re taking a break from vlogging for a couple days. We’ll be back … Continue reading

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A Camp Out On the Homestead, Berry Pie, Turkey Problems and More! Week 22 2017

So much to do, so little time… then it rains. We’ve been having bad luck trying to hatch out turkeys this year. Well, that luck just got even worse because one of our turkey hens died. We’re not sure if … Continue reading

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How To Milk A Goat, First Strawberry Harvest, Homegrown Meal and More! Week 21 2017

The kids planted flowers and we snacked on strawberries… it was a lovely day until we had an encounter with an angry snake. We added salt to the pool as it continued to fill. The kids volunteered to get in … Continue reading

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Stormy Weather, More Stormy Weather, and A New Swing Week 20 2017

Thankfully yesterday’s storms didn’t pan out as predicted and we just got a lot of heavy rain. Today is another stormy day… will this weather ever settle down? There is a high risk weather alert out in our area today … Continue reading

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Processing Chickens, A Bunny Play Pen, and More! Week 19 2017

Hope everyone has a wonderful Mother’s Day! Yep… I did, I went for a ride on one of our goats! We got a few things done outside, then it started to rain. So it turned out being one of those … Continue reading

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Cedar Apple Rust, Bad Luck with Bunnies, New Goat Kids and More! Week 18 2017

We’ve always dealt with cedar apple rust but this year it will be worse than usual because of the wet weather we’ve been having. I find it annoying, but at the same time, it’s very interesting. I did a little … Continue reading

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A New Calf On the Homestead, Guinea Is Sitting On Turkey Eggs and More! Week 17 2017

Today is lock down for our turkey eggs! I’m showing you the steps that need to be done to prepare them for hatching. Just a little update on what I have planted so far and how the garden is doing. … Continue reading

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