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Livestock Guardian Dog | Training a Pup

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. This is especially true if you will be raising livestock on pasture or in a rotational […]

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Cardboard Coop Bedding for the Chicken Coop

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 Bedding Cardboard bedding is a completely natural option for your coop floor, and honestly, it’s even much cleaner and easier to tend […]

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Tips for 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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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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Predator Control: Thieves on the 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 your  chicken tractors  only to find one of your  chickens has been attacked by an opossum.  Or, you walk through your  garden […]

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