Category Archive: Raising Livestock

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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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Aug 17

Facts About Raising A Goat In The City

These interesting facts about raising a goat in the city may inspire some urban homesteaders to take on the challenge of adding goats to their homesteading daily routine. Here is an personal note: I moved from a city of over 1 million people which it is legal to own a goat if it named (pet) …

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Aug 11

Ayam Cemani AKA The Lamborghini Of Poultry

This chicken breed Ayam Cemani is the neatest bird. It is from Indonesia and it has the most beautiful black feathers that are so dark but have a sheen of purple and green that makes them looks like feather jewels. The bird is black inside and out. Even its bones and organs are black. In …

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Aug 10

Homemade Chicken Dust Bin from Wood Pallets

This homemade chicken dust bin from wood pallets is an essential tool to add to your chicken coop run so your chickens can naturally groom themselves preventing mites (external parasite). Mites can be black, grey, dark brown bugs found at the base of the feather near the skin. Mites will leech blood from chickens causing …

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Aug 09

6 Plants Your Cats Will Love

6 Plants Your Cats Will Love

These 6 plants your cats will love will give insight into what to plant around your home to create a cat paradise to frolic in. Certain plants are cat magnets, they respond to the scent as they brush their bodies upon them. Visit us on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Google + or send an email to …

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