LIVE SHOW TONIGHT… ALL ABOUT THE ECONOMY AND HOW TO PROSPER IN THE HARD DAYS AHEAD… But First Recent events on our homestead have pushed us into doing something we have wanted to do for years… Build a homestead butcher shop. This is not some big expensive fancy butcher facility. This is a simple place […]
I had the best chicken of my life this week. The worst part… It was not chicken… Let me explain. Last week my pup and I had a successful bird hunt, and we brought home our first pheasant rooster for dinner! I did a bunch of research on how to have a great tasting bird, […]
Wake up, put on warm cloths, and head outside in cold November morning. Walking out to the barn, cleaning the area, getting the cows in place, milking, cleaning again, bringing it all inside, straining and separating, cooling, and cleaning. All to do it again that evening. Is it worth it? All this work? OH YEA […]
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Raising pigs for meat is a great idea for most homesteaders. Every year we raise pigs for our own family and to sell to our local community. Pigs require good infrastructure, constant water and feed, and good fencing. If you take good care of your pigs you can yield hundreds of pounds of pastured pork, […]
If your goal is to make money raising meat chickens, then you will need to buy the right breed of chickens for what your customers want. So what are customers looking for when purchasing pastured poultry? Meat chickens come in different shapes and sizes. Cornish Cross (cornish x) chickens are generally the meat breed […]