Tag: LGD

A Break From the Farm

Our farm is currently not too terribly taxing when it comes to the amount of labor we have to invest to keep it running on a daily basis. During winter we don’t have any meat chickens out on pasture because there is no real… Continue Reading “A Break From the Farm”

Farming on the Side

As I’ve mentioned in past blog posts, Shannon and I both work full-time off-farm jobs. I spend my days running my own business and doing physical labor outside from March – December, while Shannon spends her days inside laboring mentally. Coming from the corporate… Continue Reading “Farming on the Side”

Pupdate

Sometimes in life you get something that makes you wonder how you managed to function before you go it. That’s pretty much how we feel about our Great Pyrenees pups, Bo and Lou. Pyrenees have been on our radar for a long time, but… Continue Reading “Pupdate”

April Farm Update

Well, here in Kansas it seems we have set off some sort of eternal winter. We have had snow (albeit not much) the last three weekends….of April! Nonetheless, we have been moving forward with our plans here on the farm, even if Spring refuses… Continue Reading “April Farm Update”

Choosing a Coop Design for your Farm

There’s no “right” way to build a chicken coop, but there are plenty of wrong ways. Trust us. When we first seriously considered getting chickens we had read a ton of reference material from the likes of Joel Salatin, Harvey Ussery, and Glenn Drowns.… Continue Reading “Choosing a Coop Design for your Farm”

Why we decided to get Livestock Guardian Dogs.

As Shannon mentioned in our inaugural blog post, we are now the proud parents of two Great Pyrenees puppies. I want to talk a little bit about why we chose the dogs we did and what our plans are for them, but first, perhaps… Continue Reading “Why we decided to get Livestock Guardian Dogs.”

We Did a Thing.

So, we did a thing. We did a big thing. We thought a lot about the thing and researched the thing like crazy. We just came home with two Great Pyrenees puppies. They are possibly the cutest things on this planet, even covered in… Continue Reading “We Did a Thing.”