Things have been busy on the homestead during the last month. We finished fencing paddock #1, got the barn ready and moved the horses over, and have 16 laying hens/pullets and 32 meat chickens in the garage in modified dog kennels that are working as intermediate spaces between the brooder and the coop/chicken tractor. Our … Continue reading Man, Have we been busy! Part 1- Chickens Galore
We have our first livestock!!!
The Hogan Homestead is officially a "farm"... well, sorta. Today, Jen and I drove up to Mt Healthy Hatcheries to pick up our order of chicks! We ordered 12 one-day-old pullets (female chickens- aka, future laying hens). Note- this post, and some of our other posts in the future- may contain affiliate links through Amazon.com. … Continue reading We have our first livestock!!!
What have we gotten ourselves into?!
I love everything about our new place. I love the rustic barns and the potential oozing out of some of the dusty areas in the haylofts. See the before pictures, taken today, above. But, today, we started cleaning up the barn. We are trying to get it "horse-ready" by mid-April. But, looking around and the … Continue reading What have we gotten ourselves into?!
Home Sweet Home!
After what feels like an eternity, we finally closed on our homestead on Monday!!! It was delayed because of the COVID19 virus pushing everything back and around, but it is finally ours! We are so excited about where this journey on our new homestead will take us! Here are our goals for the first 6 … Continue reading Home Sweet Home!
My First Blog Post
Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. This is the first post on my new blog. I’m just getting this new blog going, so stay tuned for more. Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates.
Introduce Yourself (Example Post)
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