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Mini moos - Pint-size cows can be a perfect fit for a small acreage.

Mini moos - Pint-size cows can be a perfect fit for a small acreage. I had no idea these existed!

How to start a homestead. What started out as a desire to live intentionally and garden has escalated into chickens, two pigs, a dairy cow (or several), and meat chickens.

10 Cheap but creative ideas for your garden 4

Motivating tips for starting the garden and chickens over again. How to start a homestead. What started out as a desire to live intentionally and garden has escalated into chickens, two pigs, a dairy cow (or several), and meat chickens.

Mini moos | A great article on miniature cattle and the benefits of having them for small family farms

A great article on miniature cattle and the benefits of having them for small family farms

Some lessons are easily learned, some not as much. Here's my top 10 most important lessons learned about milking a family cow.

10 Most Important Lessons Learned About Milking A Family Cow

just like merry bell only older

Small Livestock: All About the Different Kinds of 'Miniature' (or just plain small)Farm Animals

"Dexter cattle are the smallest of the European cattle breeds, being about half…

Different layouts for planning a backyard farm.  I believe we are going to start moving this way over the next 5 years.  Yay!

Backyard Farm Designs for Self-Sufficiency

Alex for your dad- Different layouts for planning a backyard farm. I believe we are going to start moving this way over the next 5 years.

Buying Dairy Cow Guide | Finding a cow sounds like a simple matter, you go to a farm, point at a cow, and ask the price, right? Wrong, here's your guide on what to ask when your buying a cow. #pioneersettler

What to ask when buying a dairy cow- though i don't think ill ever buy cows- the things are probably applicable to goats

Mini-Moo's to milk!  I plan to raise miniature cattle for milk and beef when I retire.  American Miniature Jersey Association Breeding Program

Mini-Moo's to milk! I plan to raise miniature cattle for milk and beef when I retire.

A Talking Dog Like A Human Being

Awww I remember when my math teacher would stop class just to watch this video! We'd be laughing so hard other classes would wonder what was going on! Then we'd be behind in class, but he'd find another talking animal video and we'd watch that!

Can I afford to buy a cow?  A look at the expenses and savings of purchasing your first cow.  | Homestead Honey

Can I Afford to Buy a Family Milk Cow

A dairy cow is a large homestead investment, and it's smart to do some math before you buy a cow. Take a look at the expenses and earning potential of our family milk cow.

Using turnips and other rootcrops for cattle grazing is an old concept that’s making a comeback in rural North America.

Cattle Grazing: Turnips and Other Rootcrops for Livestock - Animals - GRIT Magazine

Cattle Grazing: Turnips and Other Rootcrops for Livestock - Animals - GRIT Magazine Very Informative Article!

Do you want to bring a family milk cow to your homestead? Start here for a collection of resources and information all about homestead dairy cows. | Homestead Honey

Homestead Dairy Cow Basics

Do you want to bring a family milk cow to your homestead . resources and information all about homestead dairy cows.

Dexter Cattle. The perfect small cow for the small farm. Can pull a plow or wagon, produces 1 - 2 gallons of milk a day and provides lean meat ( 250 lbs at 12 mos old and up to 500 lbs by 24 mos old). They eat half as much as a full grown cow and 1 cow can be sustained on 1/2 acre. These cattle are not hybrids or cross breed to obtain their size or attributes. Originally from Ireland and imported to the USA

Ideal Small Farm Cows: Dexter Cattle - Homesteading and Livestock

The perfect small cow for the small farm. (meat, milk, and work animals)

Once a day milking by Patrice Lewis- great article about beginning the process of milking a family cow

Once a day milking by Patrice Lewis- great article about beginning the process of milking a family cow

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