You can have homegrown milk, cheese and yogurt in many varieties with suitable small-farm dairy cattle, goat and sheep breeds. Here are the basics on the animals and milking.
Books from a century ago advocate feeding chickens modern-day favorites such as greens, grains, hard-boiled eggs and table scraps.
It turns out that a lot what authors advocated in the early 20th century, when many Americans kept backyard chickens, still holds true today.
Incubators were all the rage in the early 20th century, but plenty of advice also existed on incubation and hatching via broodies.
The author, famous more than 100 years ago, gave advice on keeping chickens that remains relevant today.
You don’t have to be a rancher to have a great herd of livestock on your hobby farm. Many terrific breeds are great for small acreage.
Holistic home remedies can prevent problems as well as help minor injuries and treat symptoms, providing a comforting supplement to veterinary care.