Are you considering raising pigs for meat? Not sure where to begin? Raising pigs can be difficult, but it can also be profitable and rewarding in many ways. I’ve raised pigs for a large portion of my life. There are many reasons to raise pigs, but whatever your reasons are, you need to have a […]
I have decided over the years that I would raise my pigs on concrete. Raising pigs on pasture works really well for some people, but I have been unsuccessful with it myself. Read on to see why I’ve chosen to raise my pigs on concrete.
Rabbits can be a great addition to a homestead. They provide meat, fur, and fertilizer. Are rabbits right for you?
I’ve written posts before about tips for homekill butchering and last year I calculated the value of the meat and determined that it was worth raising steers for meat. It may sound strange, but this was the first year that we really thought about meat quality rather than meat quantity! Here’s what we found out….
Having trouble eating the meat you raise? Think it will be too hard to eat animals you know? Maybe my tips will help!