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How to Make Tallow and Lard
November 28, 2020 · · Soapmaking

Learning how to make tallow was once a regular yearly task during slaughter. The white, firm fat produced could be used in cooking, candle making, and salves, as well as soap making. Read More

How to Make a Pig Waterer from PVC Pipe
November 28, 2020 · · Pigs

Filling your freezer with homegrown pork is one of the most gratifying experiences when it comes to homesteading. The initial cost of equipment when getting into pig farming, however, can get expensive and may limit your ability to add them to your homestead. Read More

Goat Journal November/December 2020
October 9, 2020 · · Magazine Previews

Goat Journal November/December 2020 will be in homes October 29th, but Backyard Goats All-Access members can read it NOW! Look inside for valuable stories on external parasites, legal issues with owning goats, cognition, goat traditions around the world, PLUS a Breed Profile of the Beetal goat! Read More

Making Goat Milk Caramels
November 25, 2020 · · Home Dairy

This fast-approaching holiday season has everyone scrambling to find some tasty, quality candy recipes. Have you tried making goats milk caramel? Read More

Backyard Poultry December 2020/January 2021
October 23, 2020 · · Magazine Previews

Backyard Poultry December 2020/January 2021 — 15/6 is in-home November 12th, but Backyard Poultry digital and All-Access subscribers can read it NOW! Subscribe to Backyard Poultry for great stories on the dangers of heat lamps, Mycoplasma, keeping chickens during climate change, and a history of eggnog. Read More

12 Days of Poultry Giveaway
November 27, 2020 · · Giveaways

It's back! Score a poultry present every day from Backyard Poultry and its wonderful partners. Enter daily for 12 days for your chance to win. Read More

Can I Save My Plastic Frames with Wax Moth Damage?

Freezing is the very best way to kill wax moths on frames, whether it's made of wood or plastic. Freezing is effective because it kills all life stages of the moth: eggs, larvae, pupae, and adults. Read More