Though bees are one of the few homestead animals that largely feed themselves, tending them can require a huge investment of time and money.
In this episode of Becky’s Homestead, she talks about mistakes to avoid when raising chickens. Neglecting these could lead dead chickens.
Aside from the cuteness and the fact that your family is pleading for them, 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.
Having a source of eggs right in your backyard has numerous benefits such as fewer bugs, free fertilizer, cage free eggs, and a use for kitchen scraps.
To decide which animals are right for your homestead, you’ll need to consider several factors. Here are the most common types of livestock.