Humans have kept all kinds of animals for thousands of years, both for farming purposes and as pets. Animals are great to be around. They can bring a lot of joy to your life. In fact, they can improve your life in a variety of ways. If you’re wondering whether you want to get any […]
When you decide to take self reliance seriously and provide more food for your family, which of the animals homesteader raise is right for you? Making the choice can be difficult if you don’t know what each animal requires. Many species can provide you with protein and nutrition. These three are my top three animals […]
Backyard poultry keepers often feel comfortable eating eggs from their flock raw or under cooked. After a friend accused me of trying to make my kids sick by feeding them soft yolked fried eggs one morning, I thought I’d tell you all why I feel comfortable doing it. Here are my thoughts on the apparently […]
Chickens are a low maintenance animal, but they need some special considerations in the winter.