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Grain and feed costs how to supplement.

Oats for rabbits and horses, a good addition to feed an excellent addition to regular rations. Not to be used as a full feed. As more of a top dressing.It’s good to give about a teaspoon to rabbits, and horses a small amount as well. Barley Barley is a great supplement for rabbits, it is kind of a hot feed in the way that it can make them molt out in the summer. But it’s a great winter feed to supplement Read More...

Oats the new Super Food for Rabbits

Oats. Are a great choice as a supplement for Rabbits. They allow you to keep weight on in the winter. And. They have the ability. To keep flesh condition. Just a tiny bit of rolled oats. Like a tablespoon. You can get a 40-pound bag for like. $16. For three rabbits. It will last you. Months and months. It does not provide. A. Alternative to grain. Must still feed your regular rabbit food. As well as any Hay. And Read More...

State of the world (Covid 2.0 )

What's the deal about gas, I have a Toyota Tundra and I don't like this. Food is expensive, how does homesteading work into this I believe its essential... raise your own food beat the market beat the stores please you afraid of a little work ? so do it as Charles Bukoski says do it... Get a piece of land... and hold on to it! Read More...

Getting new rabbits

Silver wrenches excited for the next gear, we are getting some new rabbits. This will be a new venture for us, we are planning on a more mini breed Netherland dwarf type rabbit. A lot of friends have that breed , And we are very excited to offer some new animals, Read More...

Winter Watering of Livestock

Winter watering of my horses has become a pain as I lost my water at barn and was lugging gallons to get the animals watered. Winter sucks for watering animals any way you slice it. But to completely be without it was a big thing.... My water is piped up from a spring and I need a pump to pump it in, I heat the area with the pump with a small heater Comfort Zone CZ799BK Milkhouse Space Heater, 1500-Watt, Safety Read More...

Raising Meat Rabbits | Finding Stock | Part 1

I got into raising meat rabbits by the gift of a le Creuset bright orange Pot that was a gift to us from my brother-in-law at time. We got this new pot and began to think what's a special meal we can cook in this pot, my husband got the idea for rabbit stew and that's where silver ridge rabbitry began.  I said it's not that hard why don't we just raise our own? So, I started searching out Read More...