Friday, September 25, 2015

Heeding the Call of a Historic Structure CC Post

Learn the story of the Iron Oak Farm, Big Red Barn and how we recently roofed her to keep her standing and protected for years to come.

Heeding the Call of a Historic Structure

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Mind Your Beeswax KBB Post

Learn how to collect usable beeswax from your hive in my latest Keeping Backyard Bees post!

Mind Your Beeswax

Friday, September 4, 2015

Pasty Vent, Fly Strike and Drinking Water CC Post

Learn about the importance of clean water in your flock and how to deal with Pasty Vent and Fly Strike, two conditions that can be brought on by bacteria in the drinking water.

Pasty Vent, Fly Strike and Drinking Water

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Split Hive Success!

Our hive split was a success learn how we know and what we did in my latest post over at Keeping Backyard Bees!   Hive Split Success!

Friday, August 21, 2015

Thursday, August 20, 2015

3rd Annual Iron Oak Farm Vegetable Growing Contest

Our tomatoes are starting to ripen and the pumpkins are beginning to bulge from their winding vines. It's time for a contest! Click the link to learn more about the rules and how to enter. Vegetable Growing Contest!

For more information about different kinds of pumpkins, visit the Iron Oak Farm Pumpkin Page, a three year collection of heirloom and hybrid pumpkin varieties.  

Egg Eating Chickens CC Post

Do you have an egg eater in your coop? Here are some tips to break and prevent this bad habit! Egg Eating Chicken.