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Welcome to Guildbrook Farm

We live off the grid in the foothills of Appalachia and share with you all we know (and don’t know) about canning, cooking, critters, gardening, solar, building stuff, living debt free, and the journey to be self-sustainable. Click on a topic and get started!

Installing a Goat Fence

Installing a Goat Fence

Our goat shelter is built and our area is cleared – we are ready to install the goat fencing!  We have never installed livestock fencing before, but have done a lot of research.  However, sometimes research only goes so far. Find out how we built our goat fence, what we did right, and what we would do differently.

Fencing Supplies

OK Brand Premium Sheep and Goat Fence: https://goo.gl/HiBSeK
Madison Wood Post 5-6 in x 7 ft: https://goo.gl/MXYgBo
SpeeCo Post Driver:  http://amzn.to/2oBk5gj
7’ Steel Studded T-Posts:  https://goo.gl/arjw1U
Barbed 1.75” Fence Staples: http://amzn.to/2oz44IA
Bully Tools 68” Steel Dig Bar: http://amzn.to/2oVv0Fj
Seymour Post Hole Digger: http://amzn.to/2o5fl5E

No Cost Goat Milking Stand

No Cost Goat Milking Stand

When Things Go Wrong with Chickens

When Things Go Wrong with Chickens