Naturally treat a Duck foot Injuries (with Video)
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Naturally treat a Duck foot Injuries (with Video)

Duck foot injury. This is bound to happen when raising ducks. More times than not, it is going to happen more than once. Learn how to treat injuries naturally with a few basic items. Owning ducks should come with a label which reads, “A duck foot injury is bound to happen. Regardless.”  How could it…

Naturally Treating Bumblefoot in Chickens and Ducks
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Naturally Treating Bumblefoot in Chickens and Ducks

Naturally treating bumblefoot in chickens, as well as, bumblefoot in ducks, is achieveable. Prior to performing bumblefoot surgery consider an un-invasive bumblefoot treatment. With the decision to keep poultry comes the need to learn how to address various ailments. This includes learning how to naturally treat bumblefoot. The question is, do you have the necessary skill…

Prevent Coccidiosis Naturally in Chick Brooders
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Prevent Coccidiosis Naturally in Chick Brooders

Prevent coccidiosis naturally in chick brooders without the use of medicated chick feed. Raising chicks holistically is achievable. Begin by naturally boosting the immune system and establishing good livestock husbandry. Coccidiosis is a nasty, deadly disease and one that many poultry keepers fear the most. This deadly disease is commonly found within chick brooders. Though…

Mycoplasma in Chickens | a Poultry Respiratory Illness
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Mycoplasma in Chickens | a Poultry Respiratory Illness

Mycoplasma gallisepticum in chickens is a respiratory infection, and one of the most horrific poultry diseases around. Mycoplasma in chickens is not reversible even if the symptoms have cleared up. Learn what you’re dealing with and how it affects your flock. Mycoplasma Gallisepticum (MG), a poultry disease which is unknown to many poultry keepers. However,…

Heritage Breeds – The Importance of Saving Rare Farm Breeds
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Heritage Breeds – The Importance of Saving Rare Farm Breeds

Heritage breeds have a strong place in our hearts, and we encourage all homesteaders to visit the Livestock Conservancy’s website to learn about which poultry or livestock breeds need help in maintaining their existence.  Then, in a true homesteading fashion, raise these farm animals in the manner which best meets their needs. When the decision was made to begin our…

How to Clean Chicken and Turkey Feet -along with the Gizzard- for Cooking
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How to Clean Chicken and Turkey Feet -along with the Gizzard- for Cooking

Ready to learn how to clean chicken and turkey feet?  I bet you never thought you’d be doing this, but here you are!  Many of you may be wondering why you’d want to use the feet, and the answer is simple, they’ll help you make the BEST bone broth you’ve ever had!  Since we’re already talking about cleaning poultry feet we…

Easy Pickled Quail Eggs Recipe
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Easy Pickled Quail Eggs Recipe

This easy pickled quail eggs recipe is perfect for those who love pickled items and eggs. In addition to quail eggs, chicken eggs which are smaller in size can also be used. I will try anything at least once, and in this case it was pickled eggs. Incredibly, the pickled egg was quite tasty, however,…

Thankful For A Homesteading Community
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Thankful For A Homesteading Community

When you belong to a community it’s truly an amazing feeling, regardless of what type of community it may be.  But let me tell you, I couldn’t be more thankful for a homesteading community….they get me. If you’re lucky enough to have access to this type of community embrace it.  I mean really EMBRACE it.  Ask questions, seek guidance, shop,…