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Deborah Niemann is a homesteader, writer, and self-sufficiency expert. In 2002, she relocated her family from the suburbs of Chicago to a 32 acre parcel on a creek "in the middle of nowhere". Together, they built their own home and began growing the majority of their own food. Sheep, pigs, cattle, goats, chickens, and turkeys supply meat, eggs and dairy products, while an organic garden and orchard provides fruit and vegetables. A highly sought-after speaker and workshop leader, Deborah presents extensively on topics including soapmaking, cheesemaking, composting and raising goats and other livestock.

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Deborah Niemann I'm currently working on revising Homegrown and Handmade, which I wrote in 2011. I wanted to update and expand it because a few things have changed…moreI'm currently working on revising Homegrown and Handmade, which I wrote in 2011. I wanted to update and expand it because a few things have changed since then, but we've also done a lot more on our homestead, so I feel like I have a lot more to share -- like how to turn your homestead passion into a business.(less)
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Meat and Milk Withdrawal


Nothing ever dies on the Internet, and nowhere is this more true and more dangerous than when it comes to drug use in goats and other livestock. Because most livestock are food producing animals, this is far more important than getting drug use right in dogs and cats. One reason I raise my own food is because I don’t want to consume drug residue in meat and milk. It would be impossible for sla...

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Sharon Hi there! Not reading much right now, but come winter...oh boy!


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