Learn what supplies to have on hand for goat kidding, and what each item is used for.
The real value of animals on the homestead.
Considering adding ducks to your homestead? Ducks are friendly, hardy and can be useful for eggs and meat; however, their care can vary slightly from that of chickens. With a little special care, they can prove to be very valuable pets and livestock.
Having recently adopted a horse that has a developing bone spur, I was curious what exactly it was. Is it painful? Is it debilitating? Just what on earth is it? Well after some research, here’s what I’ve come up with.
A great way to keep the homestead freezer well stocked with meat is by hunting and if your going to go hunting there aren’t many animals to hunt that will bring you more success and more enjoyment than hunting squirrel. I’ve been hunting these bushy tailed creatures since I was 7 years old and 36 […]
One of the most important ways to ensure a harmonious flock is making sure that your hen/rooster ratio is reasonable. Multiple roosters will squabble and even kill each other when competing for too few hen’s affections. Many towns have ordinances against roosters because of their before-dawn crowing, and it’s always a good idea to check […]