Have you been thinking about managing your own flock of chickens or perhaps a herd of livestock? Here are a few ways to get started. Learn the basics of incubating eggs with this informative video. You don’t have to live on a large farm to enjoy the benefits of a backyard poultry flock. From wool to meat, sheep have a lot to offer your homestead. And goats are one way to turn a profit on your farm, while at the same time providing entertainment. Whether it is pigs, cows or any other type of livestock, these animals can help forge relationships and build a community. Try spinning wool and other fibers for a productive and entertaining hobby. As far as the country kitchen goes, try this stuffed poblano recipe made with quail meat and goat cheese for a meal that is sure to be a hit, and goat cheese and zucchini make the perfect pairing for a tasty tart. Did you know a relaxed chicken is a productive chicken? Help them destress with these natural herbal remedies.
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