Category Archives: Rabbits

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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Mother Earth News Fair, I Met the WranglerStars!

This past weekend HB1 and HB2 joined me on a quick weekend trip to WI for the Mother Earth News Fair.  I had never been to one before, but I love the magazine and website so I pre-ordered tickets months … 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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Catch Up, and the Sky is on Fire

Nothing major going on around here, but lots of little things.  While none of our newly planted apple trees are yet providing fruit, and may not for a couple years yet, my parents have one apple tree in their yard. … Continue reading

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Rabbit Shade

This was my quick fix for providing shade for the rabbits. Vinyl placemats from Dollar Tree. The rooster fits the theme of the Homestead I think. I used zip ties to attach them. They will provide shade for the rabbits … Continue reading

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Catching Up On a Lot of Things

There have been a lot of little things that I have been getting done as time allows. I made three new PVC feeders for the new rabbit cages.  They are essentially the same as those for the chickens in the … 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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Beginning of a Bunny Cage

Towards the top of my to-do list for several weeks now has been to construct a wire rabbit cage, cages in the plural rather. The new rabbits we got need more space. I have never built a rabbit cage, but … Continue reading

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Rabbits, Farm Day, and Too Many Blessings?

Late last week I picked up four rabbits.  They are about three months old and are Silver Fox/New Zealand crosses.  They should be good meat/pelt rabbits.  Consequently we have two male rabbits available for free to a good home. Saturday … Continue reading

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Vineyard, Blueberries, and One Cage Complete

This afternoon while Homestead Boy #3 was taking a nap I got a chance to work on the “lid” for one of the moveable chicken pens.  I have made lids like this before, and like how easy they are to … Continue reading

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