Teaching homesteading chores instills strong work ethic in kids that will help them to learn responsibility in all areas of their lives. The cause and effect of a person’s actions or the lack therefore has rewards or consequences.
It is very important to have a plan of how you are going to provide the food for your family when you are starting out as a homesteader. One of the best ways to get started is to evaluate your property to ensure you can support the livestock animals you are wanting to have. This…Continue Reading
Which hay bales are best, round, or square? This article will tell you which is best. When it comes to raising livestock on a homestead, hay is the single most important food staple that you must have in abundance. High-quality hay is both used as food and bedding for a wide range of livestock animals.…Continue Reading
Instead of an expensive guardian dog why not think about a guard donkey. They cost less to buy. They also cost less to feed and they provide you will some great fertilizer with a lot less noise than a dog. For many years livestock owners have relied on dogs to protect their herds of animals…Continue Reading
This is a nice site that has a question and answer section where folks have asked hundreds of questions and gotten answers about their horse. There are questions on behavior, health and sickness issues, food, pen size and just about any other question you can think of. If you have a horse or horses and…Continue Reading
In this video you will see a couple of different methods for treating an egg bound chicken. When it comes to raising chickens in the backyard or on a homestead, there is so much that you need to know. It is not just about feeding and collecting the eggs that the hen lays, there will…Continue Reading