7 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Got Pigs - Homestead Survival Site
There are many advantages to owning pigs. They grow fast, they're fairly easy to raise, they don't require much space, and they're prolific breeders.
Episode #040: Raising Emus Ft. White House On The Hill
Join Nicole and Jake and Becky from White House on the Hill as they talk about their homestead and the adventures in raising emus!
How to Grow Your Own Animal Feed - Chickens, Pigs, Goats, Cow
If you are raising livestock, it is possible to grow your own animal feed. How to grow feed for pigs, chickens, goats, sheep and cows.
Guinea Fowl Eggs
Guinea fowl eggs are healthy, tasty, rich, creamy, and can be used just like chicken eggs. In this post, you'll find all the information you need about guinea fowl eggs. #guineafowl #guineafowleggs #guineahens
How to Skin A Chicken
In this post, I’ll show you step by step how to skin a chicken. If plucking is not your thing and you want to try to skin your chicken instead of plucking then this post will show you exactly how I do it. There is more than one way, I am sure, but this is how I skin a chicken. By the end of this picture tutorial, you’ll have a better understanding of how to skin a chicken. #skinningachicken #butcheringachicken #howtobutcheachicken
Episode #013: Raising Quail 101 Ft. The Urban Aviary » Heritage Acres Market LLC
Join Nicole and Jaren O'Driscoll, owner of The Urban Aviary, as they discuss all facets of raising quail in small spaces for eggs and meat!
How to Make Your Own Natural Herbal Dewormer for Livestock
Small animals and livestock can easily get worms. Here is a recipe to make your own natural herbal dewormer. Safe for chickens, goats, sheep, pigs and other barnyard livestock.
Pigs in winter weather - The Thrifty Homesteader
When people get their first pigs, or any livestock for that matter, they often worry about how they will handle winter. It doesn't matter where they live.
Raising Meat on a Small Homestead • The Prairie Homestead
Heather from The Homesteading Hippy shares her best advice for raising meat on a small homestead. She strives to raise at least 80% of their own food.
Barn cats: Tips for Success - The Thrifty Homesteader
Cats play a vital role on a homestead, helping to keep the rodent populations under control. Just as I would want a valued employee to stick around for a long time, I want my barn cats to stick around and continue doing a great job for a long time. #barncats #homesteadcats
4 Natural Strategies for Farm Fly Control • The Prairie Homestead
It has begun. I went out to check Oakley and her new calf a couple days ago, and noticed a smattering of small flies already sticking to her back and flanks. (By the way, WE HAVE A NEW CALF!) But back to my story… Animals make manure, and manure attracts flies. LOTS of flies. Our […]
37 Balanced Homemade Dog Food Recipes - Gently Sustainable
Making your own dog food is not only economical but many times healthier for our dogs! Check out "37 Balanced Homemade Dog Food Recipes"!
Raising Guinea Fowl
Guinea Fowl - are they right for you and for your homestead? Will you benefit from adding them to your homestead? Should you? Let's learn all the pros and cons of guinea fowl. #guineafowl #howtoraiseguinefowl #raisingguineafowl #guineahens
Chickens vs. Ducks: What's the difference when it comes to eggs? - The Thrifty Homesteader
by Victoria Redhed Miller Here at Canyon Creek Farms, we have been raising laying hens since 2007, and laying ducks since 2008. Here’s a brief comparison of duck and chicken eggs. Productivity At various times we have raised Blue Swedish and Indian Runner ducks, and now maintain a laying flock of Khaki Campbell ducks. The Khakis […]
Episode #009: Raising Rabbits For Meat Ft. Nomadic Chicks Homestead » Heritage Acres Market LLC
Join Nicole and Audra, owner of Nomadic Chicks Homestead, as they discuss everything you need to know about starting a rabbitry for meat and show rabbits.