In this podcast episode I answer a question from a listener about what I would suggest they do first at their soon to be new home to turn it into a functioning homestead.
The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 91 – June 14, 2018 – Setting Up A Rabbitry.
Question For Today’s Podcast Episode:
Ty Asks – What are some best ways to set up a rabbitry? I have three does and a buck in separate outdoor hutches at this time. I have been receiving large amounts of request for rabbit meat. So in order to capitalize I want to expand my operation. I was thinking of building a small rabbit specific barn but i have no clue were to start. What should the dimensions be, what type of ventilation should i use, what kind of watering system works best, should I make it climate controlled, etc. And how to do all of this without breaking the bank?
In this podcast episode I discuss the dreaded coccidiosis which is a common problem among homesteaders raising livestock. I talk about what coccidiosis is and how to prevent and treat it.
On today’s podcast episode I chat about recent updates on the homestead and our goals for 2017. I share these things to hopefully inspire you to set some goals for your homestead and perhaps give you a few ideas for your next steps.
Cold weather is something you want to be ready for before it gets here and not struggling to get what you need when you’re in the middle of it. A few winters ago we were facing our first cold weather blast while raising rabbits and we weren’t ready. It was below freezing out and the […]
Today’s main topic on the podcast is about how to protect your garden from everything that wants to eat it before you. No matter if you live far in the country or in the heart of the city, your garden is a target for wildlife.
On today’s podcast I’m joined by Sherry Willis from Half-Pint Homestead to talk about keeping livestock on an urban homestead and the new eCourse she has put together to help urban farmers take the livestock leap.