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Urban Animals: How to Raise Chickens, Goats, and More in Your Backyard

May 4 @ 11:00 am - May 25 @ 12:30 pm

| Online Course

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How to Raise Chickens, Goats, and More in Your Backyard

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Urban Animals is based on simple (yet powerful) design ideas:
  1. Considering how elements on your farm fit together for mutual benefit,
  2. Understanding flow and streamlining your farm for efficiency,
  3. Reducing inputs and creating your own free resources,
  4. Putting waste to work to enhance the environment and cut costs,
  5. Pre-planning to reduce hassle, headaches and costly mistakes,
  6. Turning problems into useful solutions!
Applying these ideas will help you to harness the power of nature and create a system that is increasingly productive over time, saving you time and money, yielding healthy food, and benefiting the environment!
 
Why increasingly productive? Because so much of what people do when raising livestock isunsustainable.
 
Bagging animal waste and sending it to the landfill? UNSUSTAINABLE. Repeatedly buying expensive feeds? UNSUSTAINABLE. Fighting flies and odors so that the neighbors won’t complain?  UNSUSTAINABLE.  Spending all of your free time, energy and finances to care for livestock? UNSUSTAINABLE (and no fun, either!)
 
We’re going to reduce or eliminate these unsustainable farming activities once and for all and clear up the myths and misconceptions that have lead us down the wrong path.
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First, we’re going to discuss what it means to raise food “organically”. Again, no complicated or time-consuming systems here: You’ll learn the steps to planning a farm that produces healthy food that tastes great, is as fresh as it can possibly be, with no nuisance to the neighbors.
 
Secondly, we’ll create a farm that is as self-sustaining as possible, and that produces MORE than we put into it. 
 
Finally, we’ll learn what poultry and goats need to by happy and healthy, and to enhance their environment. You see, many of the usual ways that we raise animals in the city have turned out to be wrong.
 
Keeping animals segregated from each other? Hauling prepared feeds from the pet store or farm supply store?  Throwing yard and animal waste in the dumpster?  Supplying food and housing without considering the animals’ other needs or possible contributions?  No chickens or bugs allowed in the garden?  These conventional methods may all be WRONG.
 
There’s actually a much easier, cheaper, more efficient way to grow and raise food that results and bigger and better harvests every year! I’m going to teach you exactly how to do this so you’ll have fresh food on the table every night and more cash in your pocket.
 
Plus, I’m going to share with you additional “backyard livestock hacks” that will save you time and money and solve many of your homestead challenges.  And you’ll discover how animals add value to your farm, beyond providing food. 
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Start raising backyard animals in 4 weeks with easy action steps!
I’m going to show you how to get started on the path to raising happy, healthy backyard animals in as little as 4 weeks. This is an action-oriented program focused on lasting, sustainable results.
 
You’re going to start implementing the Action Steps on Day 1, taking simple but extremely impactful steps that will build on each other week by week.
By Week 2, you’ll already feel more empowered to design your farm, and you’ll have the inside scoop on raising poultry, from chickens to ducks and turkeys and quail.
By Week 3, you’ll understand what goats and sheep need to thrive, and how incredibly beneficial they can be to the health of your farm and your physical well-being.
By Week 4, you will have more knowledge than many conventional farmers using outmoded techniques.   And you will begin to see how the products of an organic farm can add up to much more value than the amount the time, effort and money that you put into it. 
 
You’ll have the tools and motivation to raise your own food, and your farm may even be up and running! You might be on the cusp of collecting your first eggs or enjoying sweet, raw milk.  And you will be on your way to producing more delicious proteins than you ever thought possible!

Details

Start:
May 4 @ 11:00 am
End:
May 25 @ 12:30 pm
Cost:
Online Course
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