Ok, everyone take a deep breath... we've almost made it through kidding season. Now we can start thinking about other things on the farm and in the kitchen, like what to do with all the milk that's about to come in (we suggest making cheese and soap).
MASTITIS PREVENTION & TREATMENT Mastitis is a serious health problem. If not diagnosed early and treated aggressively it can result in costly medical bills, permanent damage to the udder, decreased milk production and in severe cases, even death. Read More »
FREE FETA CHEESEMAKING VIDEO While Mary Jane Toth was with us in Georgia, we took the opportunity to shoot a number of instructional cheesemaking videos. This is a sneak peak at the very first video, based on the Mild Feta recipe from A Cheesemaker's Journey. Check out the new FETA CHEESEMAKING KITfrom Hoegger Supply! Watch Video»
CHECK OUT THE FUNNY FARMNeed a quick pick-me-up? Forget the coffee and check out the Funny Farm. This week we've posted more of the great pictures you've been sending in and a hilarious story, Chicken Swap, by Shiela Nichols. Enjoy! Read More »
NEW CHICKEN & POULTRY SECTION For anyone interested in starting with chickens this year, DO IT! Chickens are easy, fun and a great addition to any small farm or homestead. Even folks in subdivisions can often have chickens (usually not roosters). Chicken expert Katy Light has posted a number of help articles on where to start with chickens in the new Chicken & Poultry Section of the Hoegger Farmyard.
This Feta Kit has everything you need to follow Mary Jane Toth's Feta Video and Recipe from her book, A Cheesemaker's Journey. Includes rennet, cheesecloth, cheesemaking themometer, cheese salt, and feta culture. These are full portions of the ingrediants and will make around 25lbs of Feta!