Learn to raise your own animals for milk, meat, eggs and fiber production.
Broody Hen Management
Should you stop a broody hen, or can you let your chicken stay in the nest to hatch an egg? This depends, read on
Poultry Diseases Common to the Homestead
Identifying poultry diseases, the cause, symptoms, and treatment can prevent stress for you and your chickens. Read on to learn more.
Why Do Chickens Stop Laying Eggs
Why do chickens stop laying eggs? Old age? The heat of summer? A long cold winter? Read on to find the cause and what
How to Attract Pollinators
Learning how to attract pollinators to your garden is easy when you know what flowers are best to plant. Use this guide to get
Deep Litter Method for Backyard Chickens (With or Without a Coop)
What is the deep litter method when it comes to raising backyard chickens? It's a way to keep healthy, happy chickens in a stink-free
Tips for Butchering Meat
Butchering meat is sometimes a tricky topic for people to swallow, especially if they're raising their own animals. Most often because there has been
What You Need to Know About Keeping Bees
If you've ever considered keeping bees for honey, this is a must read (or listen to the podcast) with Kaylee Richardson from The Honeystead.
How To Start Using Medicinal Herbs
Getting started with medicinal herbs is much more straightforward than you might think. You just have to go for it and start! Herbs can
What To Do In An Emergency Until Help Arrives!
How prepared are you? What would you do in an emergency, if medical help was 30 or 40 minutes away from you? There
Using Medicinal Herbs on Farm Animals
Learn from Doc Jones of Homegrown Herbalist how to incorporate herbal medicine with your animal care. Great for use on pets and livestock for
Good Enough is Perfect
Living on a homestead, it's important to have systems that make living this lifestyle doable and realistic. But often, perfection gets in the way
How to Raise a Year’s Worth of Meat
Learning how to raise a year's worth of meat is pivotal in building resiliency. The good news is, that there are many ways to
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RAISING MEAT CHICKENS FROM DAY 1 - HOMESTEADING FAMILY
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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT RAISING MEAT CHICKENS
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