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Beginners guide to producing eggs

Producing your very own farm-fresh eggs is one of the most satisfying parts of homesteading.  Having a happy flock of egg-producing chickens can add a wonderful ambience, an enjoyable stage-play (chickens are curious and funny animals), garden fertilizer and a great pest removal service.    Egg laying chickens can also be one the first enterprises […]

Survey boundary pegs – the important homestead object.

Why would survey boundary pegs be so important?   Because they (and they alone) define your land.  Not fences, stone walls or trees.  Not roads, power poles or buildings.  The all-mighty survey boundary pegs are your friend, but you need to know where they all are BEFORE you buy your dream homestead land, and then […]