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Alpaca Shearing Day - The Self Sufficient HomeAcre

Alpaca Shearing Day

Alpaca Shearing Day My friend Brandi asked if I could help out on shearing day at her Mom’s alpaca farm. Well, how …

A Gang of Wild Turkeys - The Self Sufficient HomeAcre

A Gang of Wild Turkeys

  A ‘Gang’ of Wild Turkeys Maybe 3 doesn’t really consitute a gang. We have a lot of wild turkeys in the …

Bottle Feeding Baby Goats - The Self Sufficient HomeAcre

Bottle Feeding Baby Goats

But Not My Baby Goats… I don’t have goats anymore. But my friends from Trogg’s Hollow CSA have goats. They have the cutest …

The new peeps seem quite comfortable in their Redneck Brooder Box.

My Redneck Brooder Box

My Redneck Brooder Box It feels a lot like spring on my homestead today. The sun is shining, temps in the 50s, …

This poor old hen has been run ragged.

Why Do Chickens Molt?

  Why Do Chickens Molt & What Can I Do About It? Chickens molt to replace their worn out feathers with new …