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Feeding a Pig (For Market)

The spring and summer are a great time to bring pigs onto your farm or homestead. Within a few months, it is possible to have homegrown pork to fill your freezer. Read More

Dexter Cattle – The Ideal Family Cow
March 2, 2021 · · Cattle

Homesteading is about simplicity, self reliance, and doing as much as you can with as little as possible, always with an eye on the bottom line. So when it comes to considering large livestock, selecting an animal species or specific breed that provides multiple benefits should be the goal. Read More

Goat Journal Special Issue: Head to Hoof Health Vol. 2
February 25, 2021 · · Magazine Previews

Goat Journal Special Issue 2021 — Goat Health from Head to Hoof Vol. 2 — is in homes March 18th, but digital and All-Access subscribers can read it NOW! Subscribe to Goat Journal for valuable stories about maintaining health and avoiding diseases — from head to hoof! Read More

Goat Journal March/April 2021
February 2, 2021 · · Magazine Previews

Add to Favorites The March/April 2021 issue of Goat Journal is in homes on February 18th, but digital and All-Access subscribers can read it NOW! Subscribe to Goat Journal for … Read More

It’s Written on Goats’ Faces
March 3, 2021 · · Ownership

Do goats' faces express their feelings? And do they recognize ours? Animal behavior researchers are busy finding out. So far, we have evidence of how subtle and sensitive goats can be. Read More

Backyard Poultry February/March 2021
December 30, 2020 · · Magazine Previews

Backyard Poultry February/March 2021 — 16/1 is in homes January 14th, but digital subscribers and All-Access Members can read it NOW! Subscribe to Backyard Poultry for great stories on lunar New Year celebrations, how Covid-19 affected chicken owners last year, plants toxic to chickens, and treating common chick ailments. Read More

The Egg: A Perfect Canvas for Carving
March 3, 2021 · · Eggs & Meat

Fragile and yet strong, the versatile egg has been the inspiration for many artists throughout history. Eggs of all sizes have been painted, dyed, bejeweled, waxed, etched, and carved into exquisite treasures worthy of being displayed in museums and palaces. Read More

What You Need to Know About Apiary Layout
February 28, 2021 · · Hives & Equipment

The cold days of winter are a great time to plan for next spring and summer. These plans might include the garden, the orchard, livestock, or the apiary. Read More