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Homemade Bone Broth

homemade bone broth

Homemade bone broth is one of the most medicinal food items an individual can consume. How to make it is extremely easy, and preserve it is even easier! Blog contributor, Mandy Kerns, teaches you how to make bone broth using lamb bones. Homemade bone broth is consumed for both medicinal and cooking purposes. It has […]

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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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2019 Homestead Management Printables

PRE-ORDER Your 2019 Homestead Management printables and have them emailed to you as soon as they publish for the 2019 season.   Printables include:   • Egg Tally Sheets • Expense Sheets • Dairy Sheets • Meat Sheets • Harvest Reports • Monthly Calendars • Goals and Planning.   . . . and more!   […]

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Thieves on the Homestead

By Jason Rehr, Big Bear Homestead Summer is here in full swing. Corn is  growing. Tomatoes ripening. Chicks hatching. Piglets squealing. The most rewarding moments of homesteading  are upon us. And then the day comes. You walk out to you r chicken tractors  only to find one of your  chickens has been attacked by an opposum. […]

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