Category Archive: Raising Livestock

All post related to raising livestock

Sep 01

How To Drench Sheep And Lambs

If you ever decide to raise sheep for their meat or wool or both, you will need to drench them. Drenching means giving an animal a drug by force and is used mainly for livestock but also sometimes dogs and even cats. In this article the drenching is for de-worming. The medication is given in …

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Aug 31

Homemade Homesteading Chicken Waterer

Today, we’re going to discuss making a homemade homesteading chicken waterer out of simple household items so chickens may drink safely. And the best part is, it can all be made for less than one dollar! All you need is a coffee can, cake pan, and a drill (or simply punch holes with a hammer …

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Aug 31

Cool Chicken Egg Facts and Video of Hen Laying an Egg

Here are a collection of Cool Chicken Egg Facts and Video of Hen Laying an Egg to help homesteaders get a better understanding of how to raise egg laying chickens. The video shares an actual  chicken laying an egg so be prepared for slightly graphic viewing. Visit us on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Google + or …

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Aug 29

How To Build A Chicken Egg Gathering Basket

This simple step by step tutorial of How To Build A Chicken Egg Gathering Basket is great for collecting and washing eggs from a backyard coop. The rope handle is comfortable when carrying a full basket and the chicken wire allows for easy drainage while washing the eggs. Visit us on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Google …

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Aug 19

Ducks And Geese VS Chickens On The Homestead

Learn about the benefits of having ducks or geese instead of chickens on your homestead. Ducks lay eggs that are usually a little larger than chicken. Both ducks and geese will forage for a lot of their food and they can also be raised for meat. Geese can be raised by themselves or even added …

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Aug 17

How To Wrap Meat With Butcher Paper

This simple step by step tutorial of how to wrap meat with butcher paper is another self sufficiency homesteading skill that can save a family money when butchering wild game or farm animals. The coated side of the paper should go against the meat to optimize keeping moisture and air from reaching inside the package …

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