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  • A Warning To All New Chicken Owners – A Chicken Math Story
    A Chicken Math Story I wasn’t familiar with chicken math the day we brought home our first flock years ago.  I would soon find out it was not an easy thing to avoid. If you are not familiar with chicken math, let me explain.  The following story may or may not be a true story.  […]
    Farmer Mona
  • Horses on the Homestead
    I grew up dreaming of the day I would own my own horse. I spent much of my childhood in this state of day and night horsey dreams. The horse gene is strong in me. And for those that know me well, it’s no surprise to hear my first farm animal was a horse.  Horses […]
    Farmer Mona
  • Some Goodbyes are Really Hard
    I look at this picture of my youngest daughter and think I must have entered a time warp because there is no way 10  years has gone by that fast. Ten years only goes by at normal speed when kids are not involved. This photo brings back so many fond memories beside all of the […]
    Farmer Mona
  • Chickens, the Gateway Drug.
    Chickens aka Gateway “drug” farm animal. Those of you who don’t have chickens don’t really know what you are missing. They are one of the most surprisingly entertaining animals in my opinion.  I decided the Healthy Homesteading brand should include a chicken. Of course, you don’t have to own chickens to be a homesteader but […]
    Farmer Mona