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Caring for sick poultry and other small livestock in your permaculture homesteading system

Once you bring animals in to your life & your homestead you need to be ready for emergencies: at some point they are going to become injured or sick or need medical help during breeding. The best way to do this is to have a hospital cage all set up and ready to go. Its …

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The Ultimate Guide to Micro-Livestock for your Urban Farm

Read ahead to discover my all time favourite animals for small space urban farms & permaculture gardens. In this guide we will discover which animals are best suited to small spaces. When putting this guide together I asked myself the following questions: Can I meet the physical & social needs of this animal in my …

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The Art of the Permaculture Chook Dome- or why I love the Woodrow Method

Any discussion about using a permaculture chook dome is really a discussion of the work of legendary Aussie permaculture writer and activist Linda Woodrow. Back in 1996 Woodrow published her wonderful book titled “The Permaculture Home Garden” and permies have been celebrating, debating  and experimenting with the ideas in the book  now for over 20 …

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