infographic on space and feed needs, finishing weights, and breeds worth considering.

If you're planning on raising livestock (whether backyard suburban chickens or free range cattle) get the info you need to choose the best meat to raise re: ratio for food, shelter, length of time to table, etc. The infographic compares different livestoc

Chicken feeder

Chicken feeder - by placing a cone inside the can it pushes the food to the sides making it easier for the chickens (Chicken Houses Ideas)

Use a furnace filter and a box fan to reduce dust

11 Ways to Keep Your Workshop Neat and Tidy

Great for the work shop Attach a furnace filter with hook-and-loop tabs to the air intake side of a box fan. Fine dust particles from sanding and sawing will be drawn into the filter by the vacuum created by the fan. Also cool for a chicken coop

From Seed to Feed in 8 days: Barley Fodder Sprouting Trials

From Seed to Feed in 8 days: Barley Fodder Sprouting Trials

From Seed to Feed in 8 days: Barley Fodder Sprouting Trials- article on the benefits of fodder from experience. also good links for more info on fodder.

homemade chicken feed recipes

Homemade Chicken Feed Recipes: Soy-Free, Corn-Free, Fermented, Sprouted Check Sprouted grains for chickens from A Life Unprocessed for cheep chicken feed :)

The Chicken Chick®: 15+ Tips to Control Rodents Around Chicken Coops

15+ Tips to Control Rodents Around Chicken Coops

The Chicken Chick®: 15 Tips to Control Rodents Around Chicken Coops - Gardening For Life

Fire prevention in the barn. Some no brainer tips that most often get ignored.  This is GOOD STUFF.

likes these hints for making goat sheds/barns fire proof. Don't forget to include your goats in your bush fire plans this summer make your goat barn fire proof

How to Raise Your Own Crickets...

Raise Your Own Crickets

How to Raise Your Own Crickets. Are you tired of going to the pet store and buying crickets every week to feed your scaly, squirmy, or hairy little friend? If you're a true do-it-yourselfer, then you might be interested in raising your own.

Raising Rabbits on Pasture

Raising rabbits on pasture allows the animals to exercise, engage more easily in natural behavior, and improve their overall quality of life, while giving the farmer a way to move or manage rabbit housing easily.

Top 5 Reasons Nigerian Dwarf Goats Make Great Homestead Livestock

5 Reasons for Nigerian Dwarf Goats

Top 5 Reason NIgerian Dwarf Goats Make Great Homestead Livestock via Better Hens and Gardens - Compost Rules.

Maine Coon Cat

The very large and beautiful Maine Coon cat is one of the oldest known long-hair breeds in America.

Raise Coturnix Quail for Eggs, Meat and Profit, The Micro Farm Project. Featured 1/27/13

Would you love to have fresh eggs every day, but can't have chickens due to city ordinances, HOA rules or space limitations? Coturnix quail are small gamebirds that are becoming a popular, practical and fun alternative to poultry, providing both.

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