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The Easier-Than-Chicken, Egg-Laying Bird You Can Raise Indoors

Written by: Ashley Hetrick

Keeping backyard chickens is a great way to begin your journey toward self-sufficiency, but the term “backyard chickens” implies that you have a backyard. 809 more words

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What You Should Know About Colloidal Silver

What Is Colloidal Silver?

Colloidal Silver is a suspension of very tiny silver particles in liquid, typically purified water. Silver is a mineral. It is not yet known, scientifically speaking, what the function of silver is in the human body. 1,444 more words

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7 Invasive Weeds You Can Turn Into Livestock Feed

Written by: Joanna Hoyt

Most homesteaders have to deal with some kinds of invasive plants. On our farm in upstate New York, the main culprit is multiflora rose. 916 more words

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How to Sprout or Grow Fodder

What is Sprouting & Fodder?

Sprouting is the process of taking seeds through the germination process by first soaking the seed in water for about 2-12 hours, then draining water from the seed into trays, the grain/seeds are then rinsed morning and evening for 5 days. 139 more words

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Free-And-Clever Tricks To Keep Livestock Water From Freezing

Written by: Zarah Strong

Homesteaders know how important it is for livestock to have access to fresh, clean water at all times, but in some areas of the world, winter makes this a much more difficult task. 556 more words

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Growing Potatoes

Potatoes are one of the most eaten and enjoyed vegetables in the USA.  Potatoes are a very good source of vitamin B6 and a good source of potassium, copper, vitamin C, manganese, phosphorus, niacin, dietary fiber and pantothenic acid.  438 more words

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Why Sprout or Grow Fodder?

What is Sprouting & Fodder?
Sprouting is the process of taking seeds through the germination process by first soaking the seed in water for about 8-12 hours, then draining water from the seed into trays, the seeds are then rinsed morning and evening for 5 days.  144 more words

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