If you have ever bought a purebred animal, you will know that they are expensive. Expensive may just mean a greedy breeder, or it may mean a quality animal. My first service dog was a purebred golden retriever. I got him as a pup, and paid a whopping $969 for him as a potty-trained pup. […]
Anything related to raising livestock animals big and small on the farm or homestead.
Besides the cute factor, these gentle animals have lots of benefits when introduced to your homestead. These include compostable manure, a fleece sheared annually which is worth quite a lot, the chance to hire out your alpacas for photo shoots… It’s amazing how many couples want to pose with an alpaca on their wedding day,
Homesteading is very popular right now. It is best defined as “living off the land you have”. There are a lot of people turning to a self-sufficient lifestyle. They are taking a small space of property and turning it into something special. If you look in some backyards, you will see gardens, fruit trees, greenhouses,
Have you ever wanted to raise your own quality meat but don’t think you can in a small space? Please know that it can be difficult, but it’s not impossible. We live on 1/5 acre, smack dab in the middle of a little town, and are able to raise our own chickens, turkeys, ducks, and