Turns out there are a lot of things I wish I knew before getting and butchering pigs. Our first butchering experience was not what we had hoped, but we still plan on raising pigs for butcher again in the future.
Preparing a cow for artificial insemination can be a daunting task. This blog post looks at the basic steps of preparing your cow to be artificially inseminated.
Dairy Goats are the #1 Milking Animals kept around the world. Dairy Goats add so much to Farmstead and Homestead Self-Sufficiency. The milk is delicious and super nutritious. Learn the basics of Keeping Dairy Goats here…….
It’s a chicken–no, it’s a turkey–wait…it’s a guinea fowl! Guinea fowl are among the most misunderstood of all the birds you might own on your homestead. They have received a bad rap over the years, namely for their noisy nature and tendency to wander, but they also host a considerable amount of benefits for the […]
The busyness of life and sickness too over our plans this fall and winter. As such our greenhouse never got cleaned out before the cold and the wet came. It was filled with bugs of all kinds and moldy plants. A disaster and large clean up project. We decided to use permaculture principles though to […]
Are you limited to start beekeeping with very little money? The biggest question I see new beekeepers ask is: “How much does it cost to start beekeeping?” Then: How can I save a lot of money getting started?” It’s not impossible. Beekeeping on a budget is very possible. But I’m not going to tell you […]