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Month: February 2019

Livestock Guardian Dog | Training a Pup

livestock guardian dog | training a pu

A livestock guardian dog is essential when homesteading or farming. The key to having a loyal, hard working adult LGD is the ongoing training which occurs as a pup. Raising livestock is an investment, one which must be protected. Many homesteaders and farmers find having a livestock guardian dog on the property prevents the loss […]

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Raising Goats | Is it the Right time?

Raising Goats, when is the right time to incorporate them onto the homestead? Prior to incorporating goats make sure fencing, breed selection, and the intention as to why they are on the homestead is clear. It’s important to know if it is the right time for goats on your homestead. A common question I hear […]

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Cardboard Coop Bedding

cardboard coop bedding

Cardboard coop bedding is an excellent alternative to using straw or sand in the coop. Additionally, it is biodegradable and can easily be added to the compost pile for future gardening needs. Cardboard coop bedding Cardboard bedding is a completely natural option for your coop floor, and honestly, it’s even much cleaner and easier to […]

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Tips for Raising Turkeys on the Homestead

Tips on Raising Turkeys on the homestead

Successfully raising turkeys on the homestead is quite easy to achieve. However, there are a few things to keep in mind prior to incorporating them onto the property. Raising turkeys on the homestead may be something you’ve tossed around for quite awhile, but for some reason you haven’t been able to commit to bringing them to the […]

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