Sprouting Seeds at Home for Winter Nutrition
December 29, 2022 · · Growing

Sprouting seeds at home has long been an easy and delicious way to gain nutrition when greens are scarce. You can do it for you or your chickens.

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A Guide to Herbs That Grow in Winter

Just about when we’re ready to focus our energies indoors, the bounty of fresh herbs has diminished. Try these herbs that grow in winter for year-round deliciousness.

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How Long Do Dry Beans Last?
December 27, 2022 · · Growing

How long do dry beans last? Apparently much longer than one would think. Patrice Lewis shares her story of her 24-year-old beans.

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Colony Raising Rabbits
December 27, 2022 · · Rabbits

For those looking for alternatives to cage raising their rabbits, colony raising is being recognized more frequently as an option.

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A Different Kind of Processing with Pigs
December 27, 2022 · · Pigs

Add to Favorites By Matt Roben; Photos by Laurie Hatch Photography  In January of 2022, my wife, Emily, and I adopted four potbellied pigs that were taken to the county animal …

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Soay Sheep Domestication
December 27, 2022 · · Sheep

The domestication of the Soay sheep is a rather odd one, having been domesticated centuries ago and semi-abandoned on a small island until the early 1900s.

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Wintering Calves with Their Mothers
December 27, 2022 · · Cattle

Some people think wintering calves with their mother won’t grow well on forage, but they actually do quite well.

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Finding a Farrier
December 27, 2022 · · Horses-Donkeys

Whether you want your equines shod or not, a good farrier is necessary because, by the nature of the work, it’s the farrier who finds hoof and even leg problems that you might not see or even realize.

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Pulling a Stock Trailer

Preparing your truck and trailer for a trip, practice pulling a stock trailer, drive in traffic, and being safe for you, others, and your livestock.

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Venison Processing: Field to Table
December 27, 2022 · · Self-Reliance

There are considerations when processing and preparing your venison that shouldn’t be overlooked. Bonus: 3 venison recipes.

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