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Preventing Canine Hip Dysplasia, Naturally

By Krystal L. Beers, Certified Carnivore Nutritionist ©2017/2018 Caine Hip Dysplasia… it’s one of the Top 3 most talked about and controversial issues in canine health. It was first diagnosed in 1935. Since then generation upon generation of breeding dogs have been tested and selected for clear hips. Hip screening today is being aggressively pushed [...]

By | 2018-03-12T11:23:35+00:00 March 12th, 2018|English Shepherds|0 Comments

First 2018 ES Litter Coming Soon!

We are tickled pink to announce Niamh’s much-anticipated first litter!!! The sire is Jake of Hunter’s Trail- a gorgeous Black & White, accomplished competitive agility dog in Virginia. Jake and Niamh’s puppies are due February 20, 2018. They will be ready for their new homes in May. As per classic English Shepherd versatility, they should [...]

By | 2018-01-23T14:19:08+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|English Shepherds, Homesteading, Puppies, Ranch Life|0 Comments

Frontier Frittata

This frittata is one of my go-to dishes for its simplicity, versatility, and utter deliciousness. Whether for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner, a couple ingredients or chock full, it’s another great use of eggs when we’re swimmin’ in them.   The variations are limited only by your imagination: bacon with cheddar, ham and Swiss, pork [...]

Autumn Colors

Every year people travel to the east coasts deciduous forests to see the glorious autumn colors at their peak. However, many do not realize that certain conifer forests can be just as colorful. Some folks search out forests heavy with the western Larch tree.   In our county the conifer forest is mixed with fir, [...]

By | 2017-10-27T13:28:54+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Ranch Life|0 Comments

Exciting News from Krystal!

As of August 2017, I am a student, studying to become a board certified Small Animal Naturopath. After wanting to do this for 8 years, it is utterly exciting!   It’s been many, many, many years since I’ve had class/homework, so it is challenging my brain which is a good thing. I am enjoying the [...]

By | 2017-10-27T13:23:25+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Ranch Life|0 Comments

Year of the Birds

Although the title sounds a bit Hitchcock-esque, I assure you there is nothing mysterious in the meaning! You see, spring/summer of 2017 has brought more wild babies of the feathered variety to the ranch than we have seen before, thus year of the birds. First, a Red Breasted Robin pair started things off by building [...]

By | 2017-07-31T17:37:12+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Homesteading, Ranch Life|0 Comments