Category Archives: Raising Livestock

A Secret Method for Raising Animals in the Winter

A Secret Method for Raising Animals in the Winter

Winter can be extremely difficult on your animals, especially for those homesteaders who live in the northern parts of the country. With temperatures dropping down into the single digits or even lower, not many animals are going to want to lay down on the cold ground in order to sleep. Therefore having an alternative to sleeping on the ground would be invaluable to any homesteader.

A Secret Method for Raising Animals in the Winter
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Quarantining New Farm Animals

Quarantining New Farm Animals

Learn how and why you should be quarantining new farm animals. When it comes to raising animals for commercial purposes such as selling them for profit or for livestock on a farm/homestead, it is important to keep all of your animals free of diseases. The best way to do this is to use a system…Continue Reading

Pest Proof Animal Food Storage

Pest Proof Animal Food Storage

If you have animal food storage on your homestead, this is a neat way to store it while preventing pests. Living and managing a farm is tough but healthy experience. You learn to do everything on your own. Working outdoors and doing physical work not only makes you learn a lot, it is great for…Continue Reading

Goat Kid Warmer DIY

Goat Kid Warmer DIY

If you have need of a  goat kid warmer, this idea of a diy kid warmer is pretty neat. It is done with a half barrel and a poultry lamp. Check out the picture. Don’t those little kids look all snuggly and cozy warm. There are not many imstructions because this was just a comment…Continue Reading