Ultimate Toggenburg Goat Guide | History, Price, Uses, And Appearance!

Ultimate Toggenburg Goat Guide | History, Price, Uses, And Appearance!

Toggenburg goats, originating from the Toggenburg region of St. Gallen, Switzerland, hold a special place in the hearts of homesteaders worldwide. These goats are renowned for their buttery milk, hardiness, versatility, and engaging personalities. Here’s a detailed introduction and profile for…

Raising Pheasants vs Chickens For Profit on Your Homestead

Raising Pheasants vs Chickens For Profit on Your Homestead

Making a profit on the homestead is part of becoming self-sufficient, and we should all be looking for ways of making out homestead work for us. If you’re considering raising pheasants vs. chickens for profit, this guide will help you…

Mini LaMancha Goats and What They’re Good for

Mini LaMancha Goats and What They’re Good for

As I listen to my Dwarf Nigerian buck announcing his presence to the world at the top of his voice, I think how nice it would be to have a quieter breed of goat, like Mini LaMancha Goats. While I…

It’s Been Ages… When Do Ducks Start Laying Eggs?

It’s Been Ages… When Do Ducks Start Laying Eggs?

I found a duck egg this morning after several months of watching our 12 Indian runner ducks scoffing down food without giving us anything in exchange. It made me wonder what makes them stop laying and, more importantly, why, on…

How to Fix a Chicken Twisting Head Upside Down

How to Fix a Chicken Twisting Head Upside Down

A chicken twisting its head upside down is a disturbing sight. A symptom of wry neck, this condition is easy to treat, if a little time-consuming, and even easier to prevent. Wry neck can be caused by different issues, all…

The Best Pig Breeds for Beginners and Small Farms

The Best Pig Breeds for Beginners and Small Farms

When you first start looking at getting pigs for your homestead it can be a bit overwhelming. Heck, any new animal is overwhelming. You’ll make a few key decisions upfront though and one of those is which breed of pig…