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Homestead Skills - Good Camel Garden Blog - GRIT Magazine

Homestead Skills - Good Camel Garden Blog - GRIT Magazine

Hobby farmers love keeping these intelligent and mischievous ruminants. Goats, ranging in size from dwarf breeds to larger meat breeds, provide farms and smaller homesteading operations with meat and dairy products without a lot of the overhead like with keeping cattle. As livestock, goats are pickier eaters than how they’re usually stereotyped, but they’re generally fun to keep. Try raising rare breeds, like San Clemente goats or Spanish goats, or find another breed that works for your…

Hobby farmers love keeping these intelligent and mischievous ruminants. Goats, ranging in size from dwarf breeds to larger meat breeds, provide farms and smaller homesteading operations with meat and dairy products without a lot of the overhead like with keeping cattle. As livestock, goats are pickier eaters than how they’re usually stereotyped, but they’re generally fun to keep. Try raising rare breeds, like San Clemente goats or Spanish goats, or find another breed that works for your…

Idaho Pasture Pigs: The last of 2012 piglets.

Idaho Pasture Pigs: The last of 2012 piglets.

In 2013, I set out to find the ideal breed of pig for our farm. I wanted a pig that was docile and friendly, appealing to the eye, and relatively small as an adult (300 pounds tops), but that grew...

In 2013, I set out to find the ideal breed of pig for our farm. I wanted a pig that was docile and friendly, appealing to the eye, and relatively small as an adult (300 pounds tops), but that grew...

Alpacas and Llamas can also serve as guards to livestock and poultry.

Alpacas and Llamas can also serve as guards to livestock and poultry.

Old Homesteaders Needed to be Self Reliant. We Can Learn Much From Them. Read on.. |

Old Homesteaders Needed to be Self Reliant. We Can Learn Much From Them. Read on.. |

your guide to controlling and avoiding the wrath of ticks, chiggers, mosquitoes, biting flies and other annoying pests

your guide to controlling and avoiding the wrath of ticks, chiggers, mosquitoes, biting flies and other annoying pests

These dedicated off-gridders are blogging about their lives out of the system and teaching those of us still in it what it's like on the other side, from raising kids without 21st-century utilities to how to keep a yurt warm in winter.

6 Families Who Are Showing Us The Future Of Homesteading

These dedicated off-gridders are blogging about their lives out of the system and teaching those of us still in it what it's like on the other side, from raising kids without 21st-century utilities to how to keep a yurt warm in winter.

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