Every species is potentially different in what it needs each day to stay healthy, and how long it can survive when it can’t get enough food or water. If you’re going to own even one chicken, you need to make sure to know what it needs for optimal health and what it can handle when … Read more How Long Can Chickens Go Without Food
Jerky is one of America’s favorite snacks, which is no surprise when it offers a nearly unlimited variety of delicious flavors, on top of being filling and protein packed. It is, however, one of the highest cost snacks you’ll find in a grocery store by weight. When it’s sometimes found for $2 an ounce or … Read more Why Is Jerky So Expensive
Anyone who’s looking to raise goats from kids will have to deal with the process of weaning; transitioning your kids (young goats) from milk to solid food. Weaning is the most stressful experience that a kid is likely to experience, often slowing or delaying their growth, potentially even causing the kid to lose weight. So … Read more When To Wean Goats
Many of us who are homesteading minded quickly turn our thoughts to all of the animals we can keep once we have some land to raise them on. From chickens and ducks to goats or even rabbits, there are a lot of worthwhile animals to keep on your homestead which can help feed your family … Read more How Much Does A Sheep Cost
Honey bees are fascinating creatures, always zipping around us, only seeming to stop for a sip of nectar and then on to spread pollen to the next flower. Their role in spreading pollen is responsible for so many of the foods we love. But beyond that, most people don’t actually know much about the peaceful, … Read more What Is A Group Of Bees Called?
A good quality compost is often the worst kept, but most powerful gardeners secret to a healthy and productive garden. A good compost will help moisture retention and improve soil structure for your plants, balancing pH levels, supporting natural soil organisms, and improving nutrients across the board. What’s not to love? I’d happily say nothing, … Read more How Long Does It Take To Compost
Like most creatures in nature, bees live within different cycles. As each day comes and goes, and as the seasons pass, their lives and behaviors change. This is especially relevant to any beekeeper, who will need to know the cycles of their bees to keep them productive and healthy. It also becomes pretty quickly important … Read more When Do Bees Come Out
Kombucha is a sweet and bubbly beverage usually flavored with a wide variety of fun and interesting ingredients. From strawberry to dragonfruit, cinnamon to sage; if you can imagine it, it’s probably made its way into a kombucha brew. This unusual drink, made from fermented sweet tea, has grown steadily in popularity over recent years … Read more How Long Does Kombucha Last?