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4000W durostar Generator deal! Only 3 hours left! FREE SHIPPING

SEE link below. We have a few of these, these go on sale about twice a year. Its on the same level as harbor freight Generators. These things run forever with proper care and maintenance. I always run a quart of oil through it without a load when I first get it. This is almost 100 cheaper than the...

Quick How to guide for Canning Meat for long term storage

Let face it. The stereotypical setting for canning food is at grandma’s house. Watching her prepare the food and doing the work while grandpa watch football on the tube. Fortunately, canning is not just a woman’s world. Plenty of men enjoy and have mastered the art of canning. From canning meat to fresh-from-the-garden vegetables, canning has preserved food for...

Diatomaceous Earth and you.. Pro’s and Con’s for use on your homestead

First off let me say that we use DE all the time with our chickens and on our dogs. Diatomaceous earth is a naturally-formed sedimentary mineral rock. It’s derived from the remains of diatoms, or oceanic unicellular algae. Diatoms are over 30 million years old and are formed from the cementation of microscopic algae-like plant remains into the earth’s surface....

How to keep your rabbits cool in the summer!

So, recently we posted an article about keeping your chickens cool in the summer. You can check that out HERE However, a lot of us have friends of the furry variety both as pets and as livestock. Being naturally fat and fluffy, rabbits can have a difficult time in the peak summer months. What does rabbit heat stroke look like?    -Thumper is...

How to keep your chickens cool in the summer! Tips, Tricks and advice!

So lately its been hot as **** (take that word for what you will..) and its only going to get hotter! Now some of you will say man, chickens have been around for thousands of years, why do we need to do anything! Well, you're right, but also many many chickens die every year due to the extreme heat!...

So you got ear mites? Now how do you get rid of them?

Whats an ear mite?   Rabbits kept outside in hutches or on the ground in rabbit tractors are most likely soon or later to get ear mites. Even in wire hutches you can have a ear mite infestation in your rabbitry. Ear mites are the most common of all health issues you will have to deal with raising your homestead rabbits. Ear...

Aquaponic Setup… Local men go beyond ‘teaching a man to fish

Proverbs sometimes fall short. "Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a life time." But what if there aren't any fish? Two Orange County are men teaching themselves to build self-sustaining fish farms and use the, um, fish droppings to grow vegetables. But it's not about making a...

The ultimate guide to rabbit poop!

  Original Article from a great website called Medi Rabbit. http://www.medirabbit.com/ Thank you! Healthy rabbits produce two types of feces: Hard round feces of intestinal origin are rich in small pieces of hay and other debris. They can be seen around or in the litter-box. Smelly soft grape-like cecotropes (also called soft cecal pellets) coated with a thin layer of mucus that are...

NZ/CA cross rabbit pulling fur for her nest..

Check out EVA Pulling fur for her first nest! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNrfxb2OBOU   This was back in December and her first litter. She gave birth to 10 very healthy kits! Shes one of our best mothers! After inserting the nest box we simply watched as she began to stack hay and pull fur. It was all automatic! Isn't nature amazing?   Make sure to like...

Awesome DIY on how to create your own AFFORDABLE rabbit cage..

Well, this cage will work for any animal actually! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ALCZb_uUnI   Building your own cage will save you a ton of money as well as give you a better understanding of how they come together. For as list as about 25$ you can easily build your own. This video will show you how to build a 3 foot long cage by...
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