21 things you should know — or wish you had known — before starting a goat farm.
After years of upgrades and patches we are now doing what we should have done on day one, and that is to get proper, quality livestock fencing.
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Learn about hand tools and techniques for home landscaping, including working in wooded land areas, clearing brush, problems with established sod, removing tree roots and common sense landscaping tips. Originally published as "Hand Tools and Techniques for Home Landscaping" December 1997/January 1998 MOTHER EARTH NEWS.
At Olsen Farm, we know all chickens are special, but there is something particularly magical about the silkie breed. Here are unique traits of these birds.
Dry leaves are a readily available, eco-friendly, and FREE poultry-coop bedding option.
Act broadly, adapt quickly, and overcome uncertainty using your homestead, research and an open mind.
Quails raised for meat and eggs in your backyard are friendly, inexpensive, and tender, and their eggs are in many places considered a delicacy.
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