Our Mission

To live a self-sufficient and organic lifestyle for the next half century. With the Grace of God and the power of prayer, we will succeed. Nothing is impossible with His help. It wouldn't be us without laughter and joy at the Cockeyed Homestead.

For Sale

PC Computer Homesteading Programs
Gone forever are those umpteen dozen notebooks with scribbled through marks. If you need a notebook just print our sheets as needed for an up-to-date, clean looking paper inventory tracking system.

 Food Master List
A Java based program. An inventory software to help you keep track of your canning, freezer, and dry goods. At a glance know what you have, where, and when it was processed for all you food stuff.

You can edit as you use quantities, add to quantities as you process more, write yourself notes like what you liked. what you didn't like, quantities processed, if you run short (or processed too much of), recipes, etc. Say you wanted to know what you canned in 2017 and how much you had left. This program is totally searchable. Just click on the date header. Need a hard copy? No problem. Just send it to your printer. $25 US for 3 food inventories (canning, frozen, dry goods)

Garden Master List 
How many times have you forgotten when you planted what in your garden or orchard? You can't remember everything. What year's notebook is it in? How did you keep track of how much you planted and when? Saved seeds? How long does it take to germinate, what's the maturity date, what's the expected harvest, planting, depths and spacing?  What was your actual harvest from the seed?

This program does it all. $25.00 US

Easy payment option with Paypal.  Downloadable file please specify which program you are ordering.will be sent via email following payment confirmation. 

Master List Livestock- COMING SOON
There's a lot of record keeping where livestock are concerned. Births, deaths, litter size, certified through this or that program, vaccinations, vet visits, tests, problems, sales, purchases, pedigrees, tatoos/tags, how much product from the animal in a year, etc. It can be dizzying mind field keeping track of it all when you have multiples of animals on the homestead. Most homesteads have multiple animals. Even though we are small, we have chickens, meat rabbits, and angora rabbits. Soon we'll be adding dairy and meat goats into the mix.

The record keeping alone is one big paper chase when dealing with a myriad of livestock. How would you like a program that takes the hassle out of this task? Livestock Master List is the answer. Coming soon!

Angora Fiber
Undyed, 100% Angora fiber is humanely harvested (plucking and sheared) from our own English and English/Satin Angora rabbits. Staple length is 3"-4" on average. It is sold by the ounce and is unwashed. Due to the easy matting texture of this fiber, we tend not to wash this fiber until it is spun.  Quantities are limited at various times of the year. Please specify white or color in your inquiry on the contact form.The raw fiber sells for $8 an ounce. Gorgeous halo effect after spinning.

Cockeyed Blends
Angora/ Merino blended wool- 50/50 mix of the two fibers. At approximately 22 microns, this is the finest blend we sell. The angora is from our stock and the merino sheep's wool is commercially purchased for this blend. It is combed into small rolages, average staple length is 3"-4" for consistent spinning. $6 an ounce. More sturdy blend with halo effect when spun.

Angora/Alpaca Blend wool- 50/50 mix of the two fibers. Our angora is from our Cockeyed Critters and the Llama fleeces are locally sourced from a neighboring homestead. Color varies due to the colored nature of the Llama. This is sold unwashed, undyed, and combed into mini batts or rolags. Staple length 3"-6." More sturdier yarn can be produced depending on the spinning ratio and plying.

Our yarns- Depends on the number of plys and weight. On average, our spun yarns start at $12 an ounce for blends and upwards of $120 an ounce for beaded art yarn. All our dyes are naturally sourced, plant based dyes. Dye lots are usually about 3 ounces of spun yarn. Larger lots available with time and request. Normally, we spin yarns from late fall and winter and sell our production all year around.

Plarn- Is made from recycled grocery bags and other plastic products. We spin ours for a more uniformed for crocheting and knitting. One lady even does macrame projects with our plarn.  We tend to spin this during spring and summer months for sale. Or, crochet or knit it into beach and grocery bags for personal use or sale. We don't want to spin fiber in 100 degree weather with no air conditioning. Our plarn varies in color tan, white, grey, and blue or combination thereof. It sells for $6 for 50 yards, $11 for 100 yards. The merchandise sells by size. Please inquire with the contact form.

Angora Rabbits
Cockeyed Moira-NFS
Updated periodically with senior angoras and litters available. If it's pictured here, it's available. All transportation is the responsibility of the purchaser. If you have not owned an angora before, please research the breed before reserving. It's the first question we'll ask before qualifying you as a purchaser. Mini classes are available in the grooming and care of these high maintenance critters. 50/50 purchase policy- Nonrefundable 50% reserve at contact will reserve this rabbit/kit for you. Remaining 50% due at delivery. All rabbits are groomed, handled, and socialized. We breed for a diversified gene pool, fiber manners, and temperament. Kits available Spring, late Fall. or Winter. We will not stress our babies with summer births. We love our Angoras, but accidents do happen.

Our rabbits are fed grain fodder (a mixture of Wheat, oats, barley and black oil sunflower seeds) and wild grasses and plants on our property. They get free choice of Orchard and Timothy hay all day long (organically grown on our property). As a treat, they are given home dried papayas, raisins, cranberries, blueberries, and black oil sunflower seeds in moderation during grooming. During winter, they are fed commercially prepared pellets without animal fats. Pregnant and nursing rabbits are fed alfalfa hay also for milk production.

Handmade on the Homestead 
Mel's Crochet Dish Washcloths
Thick and made with 100% cotton yarn. An indispensable must have for any self sustainable, or wannabe self sustainable home. A finished, perfect hand size 7" square. 6 for $10 or 12 for $20. Please specify color scheme.

Jo's Hand Knitted 4 Bs
Baby bonnet, booties, and bunny set. Each stitch made with love and a blessing. Made of acrylic yarn for easy washing and drying. Babies are messy. Each set comes with a bunny baby rattle perfect for tiny hands. Size newborn to 6 months. Start a family heritage tradition. $20 Specify color: light blue, pink, yellow, green, or white.

Other hand knitted or crocheted items available. Just ask.

Farm Fresh Eggs
For Habersham, White, Hall, Stephens, and Raburn Counties in GA only. $4 a dozen or $10 for a flat of 36. Currently, our hens are laying almost a dozen eggs a day. We will be hatching more chickens in the spring to add to our flock of eggs layers and meat chickens to keep ahead of the growing demand for our eggs. Our birds are free range and have mostly an organic diet.

Large to extra large brown eggs with almost orange yolks. Our hens are free range and enjoy a varied diet as nature intended. The are supplemented with commercial, organic feed and fermented non GMO grains and seeds during winter. It's the only time are penned for their protection against predators.

Coming soon...
Rhodes Island Red- chicks, chickens, layers, roosters and eggs
Americaunas- chicks, chickens, layers , and roosters and eggs. They lay blue eggs!

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