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Use your feed dollars wisely when raising calves

Aside from price insurance (in provinces where it is available), cow-calf producers can’t do much to control the price they receive for their calves, …

Feeding Your Family On Less Than An Acre Of Land

Want to know how to feed a family on less than an acre of land? If you need some homesteading tips when dealing with a small patch of land or plenty …

Preparing to Homestead, Part 1 - Homesteading and Livestock

Before we started homesteading I would sit and imagine how idyllic and peaceful it would be. Sitting on my porch shucking peas, looking out at all …

Homesteading

Harvesting Animals Humanely - Homesteading and Livestock

Harvesting animals is not our favorite part of homesteading but it is a necessary part, and we think the aspect of harvesting, processing, …

The 3 Easiest Low-Maintenance Livestock For Homestead Meat

Image source: Pixabay.com<p>So you’re thinking about adding livestock to your homestead? Consider low-maintenance livestock.<p>“Low maintenance” can mean …

13 Energy Bar Recipes for a Healthy Afternoon Pick Me Up

Looking for energy bar recipes to give you the afternoon boost? If you want some delicious and easy to make recipes, then this list is for you!<p>13 …

Pallet Projects To Use Around The Homestead

Thinking of pallet projects you can make to improve your homestead? If you’re looking, I’m suggesting. You’ll love this selection of pallet projects …

How to Start Homesteading on a Budget

Want to start homesteading on a budget? This list has all the budget-friendly tips so you don’t spend a fortune trying to be self-sufficient.<p>How to …

9 Reasons To Become a Homesteading Family

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Pig Facts Even Old MacDonald Should Know

Ready to learn some interesting pig facts? Having your very own fresh roasts, sausage, chops, savory ham and dense slices of bacon are just a few …

Raise A Plump Juicy Farm-Raised Turkey For Thanksgiving

Want to have a plump juicy farm-raised turkey for Thanksgiving? Keep reading and discover some simple tips to have a delicious turkey for your big …

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Completely, 100 Percent Off-Grid: 9 Essential Foods You Should Grow

Image source: Pixabay.comAre you ready to feed your family by what you grow and raise? If you want to reduce your dependency on the commercial food …

15 PVC Projects for Your Homestead

11. How to Easily Grow 17 Plants on One Square Foot of Land<p>more details <b>here…</b><p>12. Raised Bed Cover – How to build a multipurpose raised bed protective …

Simple Homesteading – How to Start Successfully

Starting a new homestead can be an overwhelming experience. We start out full of hopes and vision. We look for a better quality of life through …

Homesteading