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Winterize the Chicken Coop & Goat Pen

Winterize the Chicken Coop & Goat Pen

Winters can be tough on the homestead. Whether you have a small backyard farm or a large ranch, there are a few simple steps you don’t want to miss before the temperatures drop. Here are six steps we are taking to winterize the chicken coop and animal pens. This will ensure the goats and chickens stay happy and healthy this winter.

Goat Yoga On The Stenner Farm

Goat Yoga On The Stenner Farm

My daughter, Sophia, has been my yoga partner since she was three years old. Now she has replaced me. She has a new yoga partner… a baby goat! This was our first shot at goat yoga on the Stenner Farm. Bonnie and Clyde, our newest twin goats, were born just three short weeks ago.

Building a DIY Garden Gate Trellis

Building a DIY Garden Gate Trellis

A garden gate trellis is the perfect addition to any farm or neighborhood yard. This spring we tackled the DIY garden gate trellis, and you can build one too! As you know the Stenner Farm Herd grew this winter. In February we were blessed with triplet baby goats. Our herd grew from three to six goats overnight. It was time to build another goat fence and add a walk through gate. We have the perfect spot for the trellis gate at the end of our grape vines.

Buying the Family Farm

Buying the Family Farm

The first time I laid eyes on our mini farm was 17 years ago. We were preparing to build a new home on a few acres we had purchased down the road. Our neighbors mentioned that a nearby older couple was planning to sell their 100 year old farmhouse on 4 acres. As we...

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