Category Archive: Raising Livestock

All post related to raising livestock

Jan 28

A Dairy Cow’s Birth Story

Here is a first look into a dairy cow’s birth story, join pure breed Jersey mother “Belle” and heifer calf “Camille” in their first moments. We all love to read about the interesting facts and the experience about a cow giving birth to calf because the miracle of new life on a homesteading is beautiful …

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Jan 23

How To Build a Duck House from a Cable Spool

This step by step tutorial of how to build a simple duck house from a cable spool is a way to create frugal homesteading livestock housing.  Backyard ducks need a warm safe place to sleep inside their enclosure and re purposing a wooden cable spool can bring down the overall costs of the project. There …

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Jan 17

Chicken Nesting Box Curtains Project

This easy step by step tutorial of how to make chicken nesting box curtains project encourage hens to lay eggs and to stay warm. Hens prefer a dark private nesting box to lay their eggs and because of the scope of chicken eyesight they may actually recognize their own nesting box. Nesting box curtains may …

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Jan 05

Owning A Milk Cow Or Goat And Still Having A life

If you have been thinking about getting a cow or goat for milk you may have questions about the milking and what all it entails. Questions like can I miss a milking, can I have a social life and is it even worth it. Reformation Acres answers your questions and tells you when and if …

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Dec 29

How To Keep Your Chickens Laying All Year For Many Years

If your chickens stop laying in the winter or after a couple of years you may think this is just the way it is with chickens. That they stop producing when it gets cold and the days are shorter or that they only lay well for 2 or three years. I think a lot of …

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Dec 15

Chicken Tunnel Run Around The Garden

This amazing look into the building of a Chicken Tunnel Run Around The Garden was made by a creative homesteading family understands the connection between gardening, raising chickens and insect control. By safely enclosing the chicken tunnel run that fully encompasses the outer edges of a fruit and vegetable growing garden, chickens can wander around …

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