Is cattle farming profitable? Yes and no. Those who have made it commonly point to following 10 factors that set the successes apart from the failures.
Chicken Predators in Kansas: Foxes, Coyotes & Domestic Dogs
How to identify and prevent attacks on your chickens from foxes, coyotes, and domestic dogs in rural or urban areas.
Chicken Predators in Kansas: Bobcats & Domestic Cats
How to tell if a bobcat or domestic cat has visited your backyard chicken flock, and how to prevent future attacks.
10 Common Country Living Challenges in Kansas
Considering making your abundant living dreams a reality in Kansas? Let’s look at some of the most common challenges. We will also provide possible solutions.
Merry Christmas 2022
Once again, we'll close out with some highlights from 2022. It was a busy year for us at Homestead on the Range.
Chicken Predators in Kansas: Skunks & Weasels
Skunks are generally more interested in eggs than chickens, but weasels can be devastating to a small flock.
Chicken Predators in Kansas: Opossums & Raccoons
Opossums can be among the most annoying of chicken predators, while raccoons are among the most intelligent.
Chicken Predators in Kansas: Hawks & Owls
Here are the predators that Kansans will be most likely to battle, along with signs to look for and tips for thwarting the intruder. This post covers hawks and owls.
One coop that has proven to be a great choice for a small flock on pasture is the Round-Top Backyard Coop from Roost & Root.
Classifying Cattle Breeds: Paradigm
When it comes to classifying cattle breeds, paradigm refers to the mindset that went into the breed's creation and subsequent development.