Category Archives: quail

New YouTube Trailer

I don’t know how many of you watch YouTube videos on a regular basis, but that is kind of my television.  One of the channels I really like is Justin Rhodes.  He and his family live in North Carolina and … Continue reading

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Homesteading Resources – By State!

The good people at TaylorMadeHomestead.com have compiled a list of homesteading blogs and websites and they have arranged them by state.  So if you are looking for a local resource for homesteading, take a look.  I happen to be on … Continue reading

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Vacation, Kayaking, Garden, and other Stuff

We were gone last week on vacation.  It was nice to spend time with family and friends.  The week found us enjoying food(way too much), playing cornhole and Kan Jam, the kids going to four wheeler driving school(where I decided … Continue reading

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Jail Break, Locked Up, and New Tool

Recently we had our second jail break by the quail. I inadvertently left the cage open and even though the door swings down they always find a way out. I wasn’t planning on looking for them this time. A bobwhite … Continue reading

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Chicken Butchering, Cage Finishing, and Lawn Mowing

This past weekend was a great mix of fun and work.  Saturday morning found the family cheering on Homestead Boy #1 at his swim meet.  He loves swimming, we can hardly keep him from practice, and he has become quite … Continue reading

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Devil Quail Defeated

You may remember that our quail had escaped some time ago.  For almost one month the last escapee had been eluding us.  More than that, he was actually taunting me.  Just about every morning he would be sitting on the … Continue reading

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Picture Perfect

This past Saturday was another Homestead Harvester day. Our family is so blessed to have such good friends as part of this group.  It is energizing both in what we get done and the community that is being built among this … Continue reading

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Strawberries, Chicks, and Trees, Oh My!

Many times, as soon as I get up in the morning, I will quickly check my Facebook feed.  I figure if something important has happened while I slept it will show up there. Often, the post at the top of … Continue reading

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What do Winter Chores Look Like?

For me, winter chores take a little bit longer than the rest of the year. The sheep need hay, I need to check and make sure all the water is still liquid, and all the animals get more bought feed … Continue reading

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Stainless Steel Table

I have been looking for a stainless steel table for awhile.  Something that I could possibly use to butcher birds or rabbits and to put down by our garden to wash off produce as it comes out of the garden. … Continue reading

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