Awareness and Concentration

Distraction and carelessness are two states of mind that should be avoided if you are to be successful shearing your own animals, their safety and your own depend upon staying focused and aware of one another. You can be sure that your ewe or ram will be alert to any opportunity and therefore so should […]

Dyna-Glo Verses Mr. Heater Portable Propane Heaters

Our Recent Experience with Portable Propane Heaters Whether you live in a city or remotely, there is often a time where a reliable space heater comes in handy, – arguably, when its cold enough and your main heat source is not enough or not working, it becomes a device that can make an unpleasant day […]

Sheep Manure in the Garden

At various times the subject of garden fertilization using sheep manure comes our way; naturally, we are great advocates of the practice! Using sheep manure has many advantages over other alternatives and a relative few disadvantages. Perhaps the most beneficial aspect of sheep manure is its compact and clean nature; it is easily the cleanest, […]

Good and Bad Batteries

One of the most difficult decisions a family of limited means has to face when dealing with batteries is the decision to reduce a battery bank. When batteries begin to fail it forces owners to make difficult decisions, namely to cut out the bad batteries from the battery bank (and reducing bank capacity) or buying […]

Watering & Testing Batteries

Perhaps the most routine task servicing batteries is the most important, – the watering and testing of batteries is absolutely critical to long life and problem free service. It is imperative to monitor and maintain water levels; nearly as important is routinely testing batteries, watching for signs of poor performance. One bad battery can drag […]