Category Archive: Raising Livestock

All post related to raising livestock

Oct 21

Treating Bumblefoot At Home

If you have chickens chances are that at some point you have had or will have a chicken develop bumblefoot. Vet bills can get expensive so you may want to try to treat the bumblefoot at home and save money and the chicken. There are various ways that chicken get bumblefoot but most are from …

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Oct 07

Make Your Own Flock Block Boredom Busters For Your Chickens

Great recipe for making your own block of healthy ingredients for the chicken to peck at and eat when they are bored. They sell these but they are not cheap and making your own will let you know what is in them and give you control over what your chickens eat. You can also substitute …

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Oct 05

Simple Homesteading Lessons in Raising Chickens

These simple homesteading lessons in raising chickens will help anyone adventurous enough to build self sufficiency skill of tending a flock. I remember the first time I went to my hubby and told him I wanted to raise chickens. We were living in the city, with neighbors right on top of us and a postage …

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Oct 03

Build A Solar Heated Stock Tank

Build this solar heated stock tank and cut way down on the costs of keeping the water from freezing in your stock tanks. Starting with a galvanized stock tank Gary Reysa and Lori Anderson show us hoe to build a solar collector and an insulated surround to prevent the water from freezing. No electricity using …

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Oct 01

Keep The Water Flowing This Winter

This is a simple way to keep water flowing through the hose during the winter. The article is from The New Lighter Life and they did the hose this way for water to their RV for the winter but this could also work for livestock, backyard chickens and other outdoor pets. You could fill all …

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Sep 27

Feeding Root Vegetables to your Chickens

Find out which root vegetables you can safely feed to your chicken and which should be avoided. Fresh Eggs Daily shares which and why there are some you can’t feed to your chickens. If you like to feed your chickens from the garden so you can provide fresh produce you don’t have to stop when …

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