Apple Cider Vinegar For Your Livestock

I recently ran across a video of a homesteader that put a small amount of apple cider vinegar in the water of his livestock, so naturally I wanted to research more.  Here are some of the health benefits of apple cider vinegar: High in Acetic Acid Used to prevent E.Coli from growing Used to treat […]

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Uses of Diatomaceous Earth

While learning about taking care of animals on the homestead, I found that several homesteaders refer to something called DE or Diatomaceous Earth.  This is a naturally occurring sand made out of fossilized algae that contains silica.  Only the food grade DE can be used internally.  However, it should not be inhaled. When an insect […]

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Pumpkin Seeds – A Natural Dewormer

Did you know that pumpkin seeds helps both humans and animals get rid of worms? It is effective as a deworming agent against tapeworms and other intestinal parasites in animals and humans. It does not kill the worms but the amino acid known as cucurbitins paralyzes and eliminates the worms from the intestines. Homesteaders also give them to […]

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