Homestead Living and Livestock

Practical skills for modern homesteading, sustainable agriculture, and self-sufficient urban or country living.

Tanning: A Valuable Skill to Learn

By Fala Burnette, Wolf Branch Homestead

Learning to tan the hides of culled livestock and game can be a valuable skill to take on. From extra income to craft materials, learn about the benefits of tanning!

Tips for Raising Baby Chicks

By Shelby DeVore - Farminence

Getting baby chicks this year? Learn what you need to be prepared for your new chicks.

How Much Meat Can One Pig Produce?

By Shelby DeVore - Farminnence

Although there is a little bit of variance as to how much meat you can expect, the cuts of meat from a pig don't change.

What to Expect When You Are Expecting Baby Goats

By Carrie Miller, Miller Micro Farm

The signs of pregnancy, labor, and what to expect after delivery.



In this episode, we discuss writing grants and finding free money to help your homestead dreams come true.

How to Sell Farm Produce Directly to the Public

By Mary Lou Shaw

Small farmers cannot financially survive by selling their produce through other businesses and corporations, More are exploring the legal options of selling produce directly from their farms.

A Home Remedy Tale: Bloat in Horses

By John Klar

A true story of an unlikely home remedy that is quite effective in treating bloat in horses.

Grandma's Apron

By Michael Johnathon

The magnificent brilliance of Grandma's apron.

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