Hey! They hatched! I knew this day was coming, but I was NOT ready.

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Hey All,

Welcome to Stidham Ranch!

Follow along on our journey to self sufficiency. This is a wonderful chance for anyone who is interested in homesteading, particularly animal husbandry, to follow along and learn with us. We started raising animals and trying to make all our food from scratch about a year and a half ago after we moved into our triplex that has 1/3 of an acre. We have made enormous strides since then; our mistakes seemingly obvious in hindsight. In the daily grind, it sometimes feels as if we are standing still.

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