How to be an urban homesteader? Homesteading and urban living …a beautiful collision that is taking the country by storm. Are you trying to feed yourself from your own garden? Maybe you’re trying to squeeze a few chickens into your postage-stamp sized backyard? A great many people feel that they need to be self-reliant, which […]
Are you looking for a way to custom tailor a diet for each of your goats? Or is feeding your goats as a group becoming dangerous? Find out how you can use my simple tethered feeding system to feed your goats individually. A perfect solution if you are an herbal and natural goat owner. Now […]
Ten reasons that bees are such amazing creatures and why you should consider adding them to your farm. My first year of beekeeping has been a real eye-opener. I knew bees were amazing creatures, but I never knew just how cool they were until we started raising them. The life inside a hive is truly […]
New goat owners are sometimes unsure about whether or not they want their goats to have horns. While it is ultimately a personal decision, this blog post looks at five reasons why dairy goats should be disbudded and the risks associated with horns.
Follow these simple tips to prepare your coop for the cold winter months. Whether you are new to chickens are a seasoned pro, giving your coop a good once-over will be worth the afternoon of effort. Ensure you have a healthy flock all winter long and a good supply of eggs by keeping your hens […]
They say that chickens are the “gateway” animal to further farming adventures. When you are ready to skip through that gateway and expand your farm, lots of people look to adding different kinds of poultry. Common backyard poultry include turkey, geese, guineas & ducks – turkeys are quite large and geese & guineas are quite […]