Pigs produce up to 10 pounds of manure each day. That’s so much pig manure. Every. Single. Day. This means that pig manure adds up fast. What should you do with all of that pig manure? If you have pigs, you need to make sure that your are managing that manure properly. Read on to […]
Though we are considering adding meat rabbits to our homestead, our two Polish rabbits are strictly pets. Even so, they are a huge boon to our homestead for one simple reason: They poop. A lot. And their manure is gold for the garden. Why and how to use rabbit manure in the garden. It’s one […]
The Farmer’s Lamp Answers Your Questions: This week’s questions were: 1) Do Chickens Pee? 2) Can I house turkeys and chickens together? and 3) Why do you use an outhouse and what’s it like? I call this episode “Potty Talk” because all of the questions had to deal with going potty. You know my sense […]
A guide to how we at Rabbit Ridge Farm make and utilize manure tea in our small market garden. It’s quick, easy, and free fertilizer!
With lovely backyard livestock comes not so lovely manure. Read through to find my tested and reliable ways to handle manure when homesteading on a small parcel of land – perhaps some ideas will be new to you!
Could it be that there is a simple secret to making certain trees flourish – a secret that is passive and easy? I certainly believe that there is, and it appears that we are already seeing the fruits of our labor.