Category Archive: Raising Livestock

All post related to raising livestock

Apr 18

Outdoor Rabbit Housing Ideas

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Great collection of ideas for outdoor rabbit housing. If you have rabbits check out these outdoor houses for them and see if you feel inspired to create a super nice space for your bunnies. From cozy cottages to a composting rabbit hutch there is sure to be someting you will like in this collection. Fuz …

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Apr 18

An Introduction to Heritage Breed Hogs

An Introduction to Heritage Breed Hogs If you are considering choosing heritage hogs to raise on your homestead for meat production this article outlines the different breeds, their requirements, positive aspects and what type of pork they produce. Heritage breed hogs are to meat what heirloom seeds is to gardening, they are a basically a …

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Apr 17

The Building of Tailfeather Cottage Chicken Coop

The Building of Tailfeather Cottage Chicken Coop This inspirational journey of the building of Tailfeather cottage chicken coop from start to finish is a chicken coop and chicken run combination that any chicken would be proud to call home.   Chickens need proper structures to live in to protect them from elements of weather and predators …

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Apr 10

A Coop In A Tent And Deep Litter Chicken Coops

Barbara Berst Adams

I love this chicken made from a utility tent. The hens look super happy and comfortable in it. The author also talks about deep litter method of keeping chickens where you layer dry matter like staw dried weeds and even paper grocery bags that all breakdown over time from the chicken manure. They you add …

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Apr 10

DIY Bee Waterer

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With all the drought going on in California and other areas why not make a bee waterer for your backyard this spring. Just a couple of  simple things put together to make sure the bees can get a cool drink of water. I would set it in the shade so the surface doesn’t get to …

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Apr 10

The 2 Different Chicken Coop and Care Checklists

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The 2 Different Chicken Coop and Care Checklists These two different checklists can help homesteaders who are beginning the journey of building a chicken coop and caring for a chicken brood (flock).  Are you new to raising chickens ? This insightful how to guide for the care for chickens covers all the basics.

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Apr 10

How To Mix Your Own Layered Chicken Feed Recipe

How To Mix Your Own Layered Chicken Feed Recipe Here is an in depth article of how to mix your own layered chicken feed recipe and why it can positively effect the health of your flock (brood).   In an effort to give your chickens the proper nutrition they need so they can be at their …

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