Raise Sheep On Small Farms For Economical Meat

Sheep are the perfect source of red meat for beginning homesteaders. Besides being a safer animal to interact with, their small size makes them manageable and more sustainable on small farms. As a bonus, their meat is known for its tenderness and delicate flavor that is somewhat similar to beef. However, sheep are also known … Read more

Opinion: Feeding Insects to Cows Could Make Meat and Dairy More Sustainable

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. The world’s population is growing, and so is the challenge of feeding everyone. Current projections indicate that by 2050, global food demand could increase by 59 to 98 percent above current levels. In particular, there will be increased demand … Read more

Raise Broilers Right For Great Meat, Good Quality Of Life

With the recent concerns around food supplies nationwide, there has been an increased interest in homesteading, sustainable living and local food sourcing. Commonly, meat chickens are the first attempt at raising one’s own meat source. The most popular choice is usually Cornish cross broilers, which grow quickly and can weigh a whopping 6 pounds in … Read more