Fodder Tutorial! AKA: How To Sprout Grain for Livestock!
I've been promising this post for how long now?? Never mind, don't tell me... So, ahem, *cough, cough*, yes I was a little tardy in getting the pictures taken, but I have them here today! So without further ado, here is a step-by-step tutorial on how to sprout grain for your livestock. Whether you have 3 backyard chickens, or a herd of dairy cattle, this idea offers some unique savings and other benefits. And best of all? It is WAY easier than you think. :) First off, what do you need to get…
How to Develop Fodder Systems to Feed Your Animals Cheaply in 6 Steps
Creating inexpensive fodder systems are simply easy, nutritious for your animals and very satisfying for homesteaders. We show you the ropes in 6 easy steps
DIY Fodder System for Animals • The Prairie Homestead
I’ve recently become enamored with the concept of growing fodder for animals. Not only is it simple enough for even the smallest-scale homesteader to accomplish, it’s incredibly cost-effective. I’m thrilled to have my homesteading neighbor, Jana from Celtic Prairie Farm sharing her knowledge with us today! Hiya! I’m Jana from Celtic Prairie Farm. I’m so […]
Fodder Definition | What do Horses Eat?
This is the best thing you can feed your horses. Fodder definition: livestock feed. What do horses eat? Horses eat fodder, and your own horses should too.
Two dairymen are making profits with sprout fodder systems
This article was #1 of the Top 25 most well-read articles on www.progressivedairy.com in 2013. It was published in the March 21, 2013 Extra e-newsletter. Click here for the full list of the Top 25. This article featured Calvin Nash of Weston, Idaho, and west Texas electrical engineer and former dai
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Growing Fodder for my Goats (part 2)
After my initial test of growing fodder in Mid-October, I felt pretty good about the results. I had successfully grown beautiful green Wheat Fodder. If you missed the blog post on this, you can click here.to catch up on how I started this Fodder adventure. -------------------------------------------- Of course growing Fodder to simply grow Fodder wasn't the point of experimenting with this idea. The whole reason of doing this is that my dairy goats had to consume the finished product. Did…