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How to grow fodder year round

Because we’re more of a farmstead than a production operation, our feed requirements are not very high. The pigs usually get 5-6 pounds per day apiece. The goats get hay and the occasional handful of grain. The chickens get a … Continue reading

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Growing fodder for the homestead

Feed cost is the biggest ongoing expense for a farmer. So any time he/she can reduce feed costs, even by a little, he/she will do so, if he/she is smart. I’ve been researching ways to cut our feed costs, and … Continue reading

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