If you are just starting out raising your own backyard flock of chickens, often the wide selection of available breeds can be daunting. There are many traits that each different breed possesses and figuring out which traits are most important to you is the first step. Read more on what to consider when choosing a […]
They’re such pint sized birds – what could they possibly do on the homestead that’s beneficial?! Pint sized they may be but what useful little birds!
Is your backyard farm ready for a rabbit? Rabbits can provide meat and fur, but many families keep them for pets. This doesn’t mean they can’t be great additions to the backyard farm! Rabbits eat scraps and produce fertilizer which will build your garden soil!
Being raised on a mini farm myself, I always understood that we raised certain animals for meat and that eventually they would be killed. This was a simple reality that I never really had a problem with. We hunted, we fished; it was just how life was for our family. Our animals were affectionately named […]
Are you considering a LGD (or Livestock Guardian Dog) for your farm or homestead? Read our article to the the skinny on what you should look for and how much you can expect to invest!
I wanted to address a question that has been irking me for weeks. I would estimate 70-90% of the time when we mention that we are raising rabbits for food we get this question: How Can You Eat Your Pets?