1. N

    A year on the homestead...

    OK @sumi asked if someone would try to keep track of financials on the homestead for a year so we can all see what it costs to take care of all these critters. Since it's nearly the end of the year, I'll start this thread and hope to keep up with it through 2018. I am not raising pigs this...
  2. Farmfresh

    Mineral Supplements for Your Sheep and other Livestock

    Here is a subject of great importance that is not often covered by most homesteading info. I thought a little video should be in order. I hope it helps some of you new to livestock
  3. N

    What's in your organic grain?

    I received this story in an email from the APPPA (American Pastured Poultry Producer's Association... That's a mouthful)...
  4. Beekissed

    Management practices to improve livestock food production~meat, eggs, milk, etc.

    I try every year to improve egg and meat production, while still trying to maintaining a balance in a dual purpose flock, of both. I don't want to lean too far one way or the other or one loses the meaning and purpose of a dual purpose breed~that of acceptable production of both meat and eggs...
  5. M

    Homemade Feed Mix Questions for our livestock

    ----- quick warning this is a bit of a long post... the feed questions are broken up into sections since we have chickens and will soon have ducks and meat rabbits. so we are asking for each animal ----------------- Okay, so I asked this same question over at BYC a few months back and got a...