diy2thrive Podcast: Homesteading, Organic Gardening, Foraging wild foods and herbs, Self-reliance, and Survival strategies
About This Show
Our podcast brings you lessons from our homestead which will help you design your self-sufficiency and survival preparedness strategies in order to improve your quality of life TODAY.
We will discuss livestock, growing your own food, medicinal herbs, alternative energy and energy efficiency, clothing and crafts, basic construction skills, and developing skills to be able to do more for yourself and be less dependent on others.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 21- Feeding Poultry for less money: How to make your homestead pay
Dec 21 14
The cost of poultry or chicken feed is an issue for all homesteaders and backyard farmers. For those of us who are attempting to make an income from our homesteads it is even more critical. For most of us, feed costs are the biggest single expense in raising chickens or other poultry.
There are numerous strategies that we can employ to lower our feed costs, and many of these strategies can actually provide our flock with much better nutrition at the same time.
This podast is an overview of alternative poultry feeds as well as ways that the average backyard farm or homestead can provide these feeds at little or no cost- helping to create a higher level of self-sufficiency in our operations as well as lower costs while providing our flock better nutrition.