"Hove you looked into finding a CO-OP in your area or possibly joining with others to form one. That can give you some serious savngs in what you buy and help cut the cost of living which you desire.
The idea of trying to replace current income is…"
"I just did a quick Cincinnati Craig's List search for "shed" And came up with this.
14 x 24 Out building on runners - $1750 (Leesburg)
14' x 24' out building on runners. Has wood (oak) floor the entire length. Garage door…"
"Your husbands idea of hoop shelters for sheep, should not be cast aside. Adult sheep are quite Winter hardy and I would think that your Winters are much milder than North Eastern Ohio. We kept our flock in a 3 sided shed attached to the barn. The…"
I am originally from Northern Ohio and our families (4), during the WW2 years, had 3 farms totaling 325 acres. We had 52 dairy cows about, 50 ewes and lots of lambs, 3 flocks of chickens, and a dozen brood sows. We used horses and tractors,…"