Micro Livestock

How Goats Can Alert You To Their Health Issues

How Goats Can Alert You To Their Health Issues

Experienced goat herders know that each goat has their own unique personality. Their quirks can be a way of alerting you to their ailments.

Hedgerows: A Modern Take on an Ancient Homesteading Practice

Hedgerows: A Modern Take on an Ancient Homesteading Practice

This modern take on ancient homesteading practices uses hedgerows as a way to use natural resources to create borders, contain livestock and can provide habitat to wildlife and a screen from pesticide drift, and control soil erosion.

Sustainable Farming: Starting a Quail Flock

Sustainable Farming: Starting a Quail Flock

Whether you choose to get started with chicks or eggs, quail are an easy way to provide sustainable meat even in small spaces. They’re prolific layers, can be eaten without the meat becoming tough at any time during their lives, and are a great way to get into poultry for the small scale homesteader.

30 Deadly Plants You Should Never Feed To Your Rabbits

30 Deadly Plants You Should Never Feed To Your Rabbits

As easy as rabbits are to care for, you do need to be mindful of the kinds of foods that they eat. Rabbits that graze can quickly run into mischief and eat foods that could be deemed deadly.

The Best Way to Survive a Swarm of Bees

The Best Way to Survive a Swarm of Bees

So should you be attacked by bees this summer, don’t panic, and follow these lifesaving tips.

First Bee Highway Set Up in Oslo

First Bee Highway Set Up in Oslo

The Norwegian capital has inaugurated the world’s first ‘bumble bee highway’, a corridor through the city pollen stations every 250 meters.

The Cheapskate’s Guide to Productive Hobbies

The Cheapskate’s Guide to Productive Hobbies

It is vital to take time out of the day to relax. Try some of these productive hobbies to kill extra time. Often your hobby can turn into an additional source of income.

Sustainable Essentials: 8 Necessary Items for Raising Baby Chicks

Sustainable Essentials: 8 Necessary Items for Raising Baby Chicks

It’s no wonder chickens are the “homesteading gateway animal.” Here is everything you need to know on caring for baby chicks and keeping them healthy.

Wasteful Society: 80% of Easter Pets End Up Here

Wasteful Society: 80% of Easter Pets End Up Here

“Within the first few weeks of Easter, an estimated 30 percent of all Easter ‘pets’ die, and another 70 percent to 80 percent are abandoned or turned in to shelters.” Our warped society has turned living animals (that require adequate shelter and food), into playthings. And, as with all toys, children grow old of them and move on to other things.

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