Farm and Home

Practical advice for the farm and home. Household solutions, outdoor living, pets, poultry, livestock, outbuildings, and crops.

Peppering Cattle With Bacon Bits

CAPPER's Staff

Unusual way of peppering cattle in southern Missouri; even by homesteading standards.

Breaking a Horse in New Mexico Territory

CAPPER's Staff

One cowboy bucks the traditional game while breaking a horse in New Mexico Territory.

Cattle Problems on Northwest Oklahoma Homestead

CAPPER's Staff

Cattle present a huge challenge for homesteaders in northwest Oklahoma.

Exchanging Cattle Pleasantries on Old South Dakota Land

CAPPER's Staff

Cattle hands offer awkward exchange over lunch on homesteaders' South Dakota land.


Western Nebraska Wiped Out Cattle Herd

CAPPER's Staff

Blizzard on homestead in western Nebraska wiped out an entire cattle herd.

Alberta, Canada Homestead: Rounding Up Cows on a Steer

CAPPER's Staff

A homesteading boy in Alberta, Canada trains a trusty steer in an unusual way.

Encounter With Timber Wolf Motivates Homesteader to Finish Door

CAPPER's Staff

Woman with young children encounters a timber wolf in her doorway; door gets finished shortly thereafter.

Keep Pets at a Healthy Weight

Family Features

Signs your pet is overweight and tips on how to help them lose the extra pounds. 

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