Category Archives: Raising Livestock

Frost Seeding  An Inexpensive Way To Improve Forage

Frost Seeding An Inexpensive Way To Improve Forage

Frost seeding an inexpensive way to improve forage. If you have hay or pasture for your animals you can improve the area by frost seeding without needing to till the ground. The seeds are broadcast in early spring as soon as the snow is gone but while the ground is still frozen. Then as the ground freezes and thaws it allows the seeds to fall into the tiny cracks and begin to germinate. This is done where you already have pasture established for foraging and helps to improve you hay or pasture area.

Frost Seeding An Inexpensive Way To Improve Forage
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Old Fashioned Homesteading Advice

Old Fashioned Homesteading Advice

This bit of old fashioned homesteading advice is just bits and pieces of knowledge handed down from generation to generation. It resonates more today than ever before. Keep your fences horse-high, pig-tight & bull-strong. A homesteader is kind and gentle to small children, old folks, and animals. Study hard and learn all you can. Do…Continue Reading

Are Your Homesteading Chickens Bored

Are Your Homesteading Chickens Bored

Are your homesteading chickens bored, well they inquisitive creatures that are always looking for a way to entertain themselves. Did you know that those cute little chickens you have on your homestead could be bored out of their minds? It does not seem real, but it is probably true if you do not have plenty…Continue Reading

Homesteading and Raising Chickens

Homesteading and Raising Chickens

This in depth look into homesteading and raising chickens will clearly show that they are the most valuable animal on the homestead. They are some of the best animals for those wanting to try their hand at homesteading in urban, suburban and rural areas. You can find that having these poultry birds around will help…Continue Reading