electric-fence

Choosing Electric Fencing for Horses
February 26, 2019 . · Fences, Sheds & Barns

Installing electric fencing for horses is probably one of the smartest decisions we’ve made on our homestead. The heart of owning a horse 101 is fencing. Without it, you have a …

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Quick Tips For Fixing Metal and Wooden Gates

By Heather Thomas Smith – Keeping metal and wooden gates in good repair can sometimes be a challenge, but is an important part of homesteading today. A sagging or broken gate …

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How to Care for Tomato Plants in Tires

By Wayne W. Moseley – I love to grow tomatoes and over the years I’ve learned a lot about how to care for tomato plants in tires. Sure, I grow …

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Tools for a Successful Electric Pig Fence
February 15, 2019 . · Pigs

The old adage goes: a fence should be horse high, hog tight, and bull strong. In a homesteading lifestyle where livestock is raised, quality fencing is of the utmost priority. When …

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Free Range Pig Farming on the Homestead
February 15, 2019 . · Pigs

By Al Doyle – With free-range pig farming, you’ll be raising your own high-quality meat. Like other home-raised food products, meat from a homestead hog is far superior in texture and …

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Tips on How to Raise a Pig for Meat
February 15, 2019 . · Pigs

By Todd Quinn – I never thought I would raise my own pig, but as Thomas Jefferson once said, “I am an old man, but a new gardener.” Well, I …

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