This article introduces GrowingDeer.tv to our hunters, homesteaders and self-sufficient individuals who harvest deer each year to feed their families.
Chickens get bored easily, so they need a lot of enrichment activities. Here are some tactics Claire E. and her family have tried, including a few misadventures.
Milk sheep are a unique and fun option for dairy livestock on a small homestead. This post covers lambing, how to milk your sheep, and processing and using the milk.
Turn your garden or poultry side gig into a steady income and reap the benefits of conducting business aboveboard.
A beginner's guide to hunting firearms, the article ensures beginning hunters are properly outfitted and safe, including types of guns, gun prices, choices of ammo and gun optics. Originally published as "The Guns of July" July/August 1987 MOTHER EARTH NEWS.
If you're interested in beginning to hunt deer, start with this introduction to the basics, from tips on choosing a place to hunt to illustrated steps for dressing your kill. Originally published as "A Beginner's Guide to Deer Hunting" in the November/December 1989 issue of MOTHER EARTH NEWS.
Two Amish-trained ponies enjoy retirement teaching me how to farm with horses. We're growing more food and having more fun than ever before.
My head milking goat survived a horrendous kidding this year, resulting in a C-section.After almost 12 weeks of care, I have lessons to share.
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