Raw Milk – As Good as Cash on the Homestead

Most people feel that having a family cow might mean too much milk.  For a smaller family, one option would be to go with a family cow such as a Dexter that does not produce as much as a Jersey.  It is also a miniature but it produces about 1 1/2 to 2 gallons a... Continue Reading →

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Selecting the Right Backyard Chickens

In general hens usually start laying eggs at around 6 months.  Heavy weight breeds such as Plymouth Rocks can start laying eggs a bit later.  Light weight breeds such as Austrlorps may start sooner. Egg production usually slows down during the winter and usually after the 2 year mark egg productions slows down in general.... Continue Reading →

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