On a homestead, there is no time more exciting than when livestock first arrives. When animals begin to fill the barn and pens, it makes new homesteaders feel like they have finally arrived. #homesteadsurvivalsite #livestock #homesteading #tips #mistakes
Whether you keep poultry, cows, sheep, goats or other types of livestock, there are predators that will try to make a meal out of your animals, and there are common principles and methods you can use to protect your livestock from said predators. #homesteadsurvivalsite #predators #livestock #homesteading #homestead
Milking a cow is very difficult if she doesn’t like you. In this video, Patara explains what you need to do to get your cow to love you.
Aside from the cuteness and the fact that your family is pleading for some kids of their own, here are seven practical reasons your homestead needs goats.
Rabbits provide a healthy source of meat, can thrive on a small amount of space, have a short turnaround time, and are very feed efficient.
To decide which animals are right for your homestead, you’ll need to consider several factors. Here are the most common types of livestock for homesteads.