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Raising Lambs on the Homestead

With the ending of summer and the start of fall it was time to once again part with my lambs before they became sheep. Like previously years, I have purchased 10 lambs in late spring and raised them over the summer. This …

Pesticide Alternatives For Homestead Farming

Before the use of man-made chemicals to attack all the various pests farms, experienced homesteaders relied on natural techniques to keep their crops healthy and productive. These control systems are not always as effective as chemicals. Nevertheless, as the popularity of organic …

Understanding Livestock Handling On a Homestead

Anyone with animals on their homestead will need to handle them at some point. Injuries caused by livestock on the homestead are very common. Improperly handled, animals can cause the homesteader to be kicked, bitten, trampled or killed. Understanding livestock behavior and …
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