Homestead Living and Livestock

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

Bottle Jaw in Goats: Treat the Cause, Not the Symptom

By Shelby DeVore, Farminence

Does your goat have a swollen area under their chin? This may be a sign of severe anemia. Learn what causes bottle jaw and how to treat it.

When Age and Illness Invade the Homestead

By Carole Coates

Learn ways to compensate for the inevitable challenges of age, illness, or chronic health conditions on the homestead.

Products for a Homestead Home Office

By John D. Ivanko, Inn Serendipity

You can make your homestead home office and work environment healthier, more productive or resilient with these innovative products.

Five Winters, Part 2

By Jocelyn Harvey with introduction by Kerridwen Harvey

Conscientious objectors to the Vietnam War, in 1969, two former English professors embarked on a politically motivated project of living off the land.


Balance Remote Living with a Social Life

By Bruce McElmurray

Living remotely comes with daily challenges and having those true friends whom you can call on when in need is important.

Nutritional Benefits of Feeding Pumpkin to Chickens

By Shelby DeVore, Farminence

Are you feeding home-grown or market bought pumpkins to your chickens? Here's why you should be considering it!

Upland Game Birds

Join avid hunters Dennis Biswell, Jami and Richard McCabe to discuss the conservation and hunting experience of upland game birds.

Reviewing the American Felling Axe by Hults Bruk

By Fala Burnette, Wolf Branch Homestead

Check out this expert test and in depth review of the American Felling axe, hand-crafted in Sweden by Hults Bruk.

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