Not The Farmers Wife

Not The Farmers Wife

Hosted by: CJ Steedman

CJ is Not The Farmers Wife! She's the farmer. She's also a mum and partner. CJ discusses topics like homesteading and farming from the female perspective. She particularly like talking about her chickens, goats,...

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Episode 47 - Homestead Yearly Budget

Homestead Budgeting for the Year E47 Introduction: - Well, homesteading is definitely a way of life we also have to consider the fact that if we intend to do it full time and not work in a paid wage job during the day...
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Episode 46 - Animal Care and Maintenance

Podcast Episode Summary: Animal Care and Maintenance In this episode, we dive into the essential aspects of Animal Care and Maintenance for a thriving homestead. Here's a sneak peek into the key topics...
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Episode 45 - Livestock and Crop Planning

Strategic Livestock and Crop Planning - Show Notes Breeding and Mating Cycles - Define Breeding Goals: -Diversification:Encourage homesteaders to diversify breeding goals beyond productivity, considering traits like...
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Episode 44 - Yearly Planning and Time Managment

Yearly Overview Holistic Homestead Calendar - Emphasize the importance of creating an annual calendar. - Integrate breeding cycles, planting schedules, animal care, and maintenance tasks. Prioritization Techniques -...
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Episode 43 - Homestead Holiday Guide Gardens

Pre-Holiday Garden Maintenance: Before you embark on your homestead holiday, giving your garden a little extra love can go a long way. Here's your guide to pre-holiday garden maintenance. Pruning and Weeding: Trim...
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Episode 42 Homestead Holiday Guide Animals

Homestead Holiday Guide - Animals   Finding Reliable Caretakers: Finding trustworthy caretakers for your animals is a top priority when planning a holiday away from your homestead. Here are some tips to ensure your...
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Episode 41 - Homestead Holiday Guide

Importance of Planning Ahead: Now, we all know that homesteading requires careful planning and dedication. Planning ahead for a holiday is no exception. The key here is foresight and organization. Start by assessing...
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Episode 40 - Are You A Prepper

The Not-So-Glamorous Side of Prepping 1. Exaggeration and Extremism: - We might get accused of having a penchant for Doomsday scenarios, but we prefer to call it 'imaginative preparedness.' No harm in being ready for...
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E39 Hard Livestock Decisions & How to Avoid Them

Hard Livestock Decisions and How to Avoid Them   Introduction - Welcome and introduction to the podcast. Episode 39 - Brief overview of the importance of keeping livestock healthy on the homestead.   Segment 1:...
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Episode 38 - Homestead Hiccups

Homestead Hiccups What can go wrong? When you are homesteading with animals just about anything can go wrong.  CJ runs through a list of the disasters that have occurred lately on the homestead.
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Episode 37 - Making Money from Chickens

Making Money from Chickens - Making money from your chickens can be as rewarding as it is surprising. Here, we'll explore various avenues for turning your feathered friends into a source of income. From selling eggs...
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Episode 36 - Managing Excess Eggs

Nature has its own way of surprising us with an overabundance of goodness, a phenomenon we often overlook in our busy lives. It's a beautiful cycle in agriculture, where nature presents an oversupply of her treasures,...
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