So you dream about homesteading but not sure which animals are best to start with? Heather shares what the top animals for the homestead are and why.

Top Animals for the Homestead

As I transitioned from a suburban homesteader to a rural one, animals were one of the first things I wanted to add to our property. I was positively enamored with the idea of raising my own flocks and herds to help feed my family! Several years later, I am still constantly adding animals to our homestead, and I’m here to …

Many urban dwellers are owning chickens these days but most newbies don't realize hens stop laying eggs after 2 years. What do you do at that point?

The Reality of Owning Chickens

  Backyard chickens are becoming more and more of a thing to many urban dwellers. It’s with good reason too — what’s not to love about skipping the store or farm and hunting for your eggs in your backyard? It really doesn’t get much fresher or satisfying than that. However, many chicken dreamers or newbies aren’t aware of one important …