Homestead Animals

Raising Pigs: Housing, Fencing and Supplies

If you have decided to raise pigs, you will need to consider how to fence them in, what type of shelter they will have and supplies for feeding, watering and simple veterinary care. With this guide, you will learn the benefits and drawbacks of different containment solutions so you can decide what will work best on your property.

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Homestead Animals

The Complete Guide to Raising Pigs in your Backyard

One of my family’s true passions is livestock! With several years of experience under my belt, I am hoping to share some wisdom with anyone just getting started with homestead pigs. Check out this 6 part series!

Homestead Animals

The Benefits, Myths and Downside of Keeping Pigs

So you're considering raising pigs, but you're not quite sure if they're for you? It would be nice to hear some stories from someone who has actually done it before and knows the ups and downs. Well here you go, I have been keeping pigs in my backyard and raising them for meat since 2014 and I would love to share some of the wisdom I have gleaned from my experience.

Garden, Homestead Animals, Lifestyle

My Passion for Permaculture (and how to apply it to your homestead)!

Permaculture principles can decrease your work load, make your garden more productive, make your animals healthier, and generally improve all the systems on your farm or homestead.