How to Grind Grain for Animals

Grinding grain is easy, saves a ton of money, and provides fresh quality - in very few steps! We start with the raw products: OATS, PEAS, and WHEAT. (Or what we can find locally!) All of the grains are non-GMO and were grown locally. They are not necessarily pesticide free or weed free, but we …

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Cluck & Moo – Raise Your Own Dairy & Eggs – sign up for the class now!

Join us for an informative course about owning and caring for dairy cattle on your homestead and/or chickens in your backyard. All are welcome: hopeful farmers, beginners, and those more experienced. Please bring your questions! Instructors Jay and Michelle Lancaster have an extensive background in dairy farming, cheesemaking and homesteading. The topics to be covered …

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How Rednecks Pluck a Chicken!

Forgive us, okay, this is our very first family attempt at processing broiler chickens! I posted FIVE videos somewhat in order to show you how we butchered, scalded, plucked (by machine) and cleaned our chickens: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTz1WDhgE04 STATS: 38 Birds (Cornish Cross) $5 per day @ one day, cost for renting Flour Mill (feed store) chicken …

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God’s bounty, Produce in Maryland

So, there's a lot about Maryland that's definitely not fun, like the constant air conditioning required for a few months out of the year to even live, so hot and humid outside that nothing dares stay out for very long.... But! I do admire the long growing season (in spite of the bugs, synthetic chemical …

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