If there’s one thing I’ve learned about homestead/farmer folk…
…it’s that you guys are a ingenious bunch (especially when it involves baling twine or duct tape!)
I’m all about conserving time whenever possible, and I’m always on the look-out for a good homestead hack to add to my collection.
What’s a “Homestead Hack?”
Good question. Here is how Wikipedia explains it:
“Life hacking refers to any productivity trick, shortcut, skill, or novelty method to increase productivity and efficiency, in all walks of life; in other words, anything that solves an everyday problem in a clever or non-obvious way”
70+ Life Hacks for Homesteading
Farm Animal Hacks:
- How to Weigh a Pig without a Scale
- A Cheap DIY Waterer for Ducks and Geese
- Turn an Old Kitchen Sink into a Dog Water Bowl
- 5 Tips for Putting Your Chickens to Work
- DIY $1 Chicken Feeder and Waterer
- How to Trim Your Goat’s Hooves
- How to Make a DIY Goat Feeder
- How to Make Your Own Udder Balm
- How to Stop Your Milk Cow from Kicking
- How to Remove Skunk Smell (without tomato juice)
- DIY Beehive in a Mason Jar
General Home Hacks
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