Farm life

Tim driving the TnF Farms tractorDedicated to the challenges and good things about farm life. Living and working on your own homestead is a dream for many, but it comes with its own set of struggles.

We candidly discuss the demanding aspects of self-sufficiency, from the relentless physical labor and the unpredictability of weather to the perpetual battle against pests and the challenges of maintaining equipment. We’ll explore topics like time management, isolation, and the need for resourcefulness, offering insights and strategies for overcoming these obstacles.

Join us as we navigate the highs and lows, sharing stories, tips, and experiences from fellow homesteaders. Whether you’re considering the homesteading lifestyle or are already knee-deep in your own adventure. Our posts at times a humorous resource for addressing the challenges and celebrating the rewards of homesteading.

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Raising Leghorns in Florida

Raising Leghorn chickens in Florida offers a plethora of advantages, from high egg production and adaptability to disease resistance and cost-efficiency. Whether you’re a seasoned farmer or a newcomer to poultry farming, the Leghorn’s characteristics make it a stellar choice for thriving in the sunny and warm climate of the Sunshine State. As the demand for locally sourced and sustainable eggs continues to rise, the Leghorn proves itself as a reliable and profitable investment for poultry farmers in Florida.

Foraging for Goats

In the world of goat keeping, the concept of foraging is gaining increasing recognition as a fundamental element in promoting the health and happiness of our beloved goats. While traditional feeding methods certainly play a role, integrating foraging into your goats’ routine can have a multitude of benefits. Let’s explore why foraging is essential for goats and how it contributes to their overall well-being and health.

Goat Safe Fruit Trees

Florida’s warm and subtropical climate provides a conducive environment for growing a variety of fruit trees. When selecting fruit trees for a goat farm in Florida, consider those that thrive in the state’s climate and offer nutritional benefits for goats. Here are some suitable fruit trees for a goat farm in Florida.

The Adventure Never Ends

I went to bed knowing Friday was going to be a busy day. My lovely wife, being clairvoyant about me awakening to sunrise, asked me to let the livestock out to graze the far side of our property. Like most 40 something men, I lack the ability to sleep like I could when I was a teenager and am often up before my alarm.