Farm and Home

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

Family Farm: Susie the Pet Goose

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An Iowan relates the humorous antics her pet goose, Susie

Family Farm: Don't Play Dress Up with Little Pigs

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A woman tells the story of two little girls, who, bored, decided to play dress up with some little pigs

Easter Bunnies Finance Easter Egg Hunt on the Family Farm

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Selling baby "Easter bunnies" allowed an Iowa woman to buy some candy eggs for local children's Easter egg hunt

Family Dog Saved Babe from Old Rooster on Family Farm

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A Missourian tells how her family dog, Pandy, saved her baby brother from a mean old rooster on their family farm


Raising a Bull Calf on the Family Farm

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A Missouri woman recalls how her mother raised a pet bull calf that was orphaned in a storm on their family farm

Earning College Money on the Family Farm

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An Iowan tells a story about a lesson she learned while raising geese for college money

Family Farm Memories: Mother Hen and the Ducklings

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An Oregon woman tells the story of how Mother Hen, one of her Leghorn chickens, raised a clutch of orphaned ducklings

Heifers and Milk Cows on My Folks' Family Farm

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Colorado woman recalls taking care of milk cows and a heifer on her family farm

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