Farm and Home

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

Bears and Wolves Killed Livestock in Wild Wisconsin

CAPPER;'s Staff

Couple leaves Wisconsin where bears and wolves killed livestock; traveled to South Dakota and endured blizzards.

Woman Remembers Exciting Covered Wagon Days

CAPPER's Staff

Ox team and covered wagon days were exciting, says one who lived through them.

Grandmother's Pioneer Stories Kept Children Spellbound

CAPPER's Staff

Being chased by a panther was among grandmother's pioneer stories.

Pioneer Stories: Toddlers Lost in Wheat Field

CAPPER's Staff

Among mother's pioneer stories is tale of toddlers lost overnight in a wheat field.


Children Walked Behind Covered Wagons

CAPPER's Staff

Walking behind covered wagons, children spotted mountain lion.

Timid Woman a Definite Kansas Pioneer

CAPPER's Staff

Bellowing, long-horn cattle follow Kansas pioneer home.

Woman Diverts Cattle Stampede

CAPPER's Staff

Young mother waves red-checkered tablecloth to divert cattle stampede away from garden and home.

Wolves Drove Family Back to Kansas Homestead

CAPPER's Staff

Settlers stay on course toward Kansas homestead as wolves nipped at horses and wagon.

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