If you keep animals, eventually one of them will get sick. Let me show you how to prevent rabbit diseases and how to control rabbit illness if you get it in your rabbitry. Healthy strong stock will avoid most rabbit diseases. You can breed your rabbits to be resistant to most illnesses, and to be […]
Here you will see the chicken tractor as well as why it just doesn’t work for us. We still have chickens so of course we couldn’t just get rid of their home without some form of replacement. Hop on over and see what we came up with once again using the resources we already had […]
Raising pigs on your homestead can provide quality meat for your family and can be an enjoyable experience. Before you dive in though, you should really educate yourself about what to expect while raising pigs and how to prepare for their arrival first.
Everyone in homestead circles says that chickens are the gateway animal. I can’t say that they’re wrong. They did something to my heart that I’m pretty sure can’t change back. Getting our first chickens is the culmination of a huge journey that involved quitting jobs, moving across state lines, and totally reinventing our way of […]
Often times when setting up a homestead, most people think of adding chickens to their backyard, but what about ducks? What are the main differences of Ducks VS Chickens? Ducks typically aren’t thought of or included in the homestead plans. But did you know that they have many benefits and often times are better than […]
A few simple little things that we do inexpensively, help keep our chickens healthy, happy, and comfortable during the hottest days of summer. The last thing that I want is for our chickens to suffer or get ill from heat exhaustion. We live in an area where we are not only graced with hot temps […]