Sometimes things don’t go to plan when you’re breeding rabbits, but it usually works out in the end.
What do you do with a misbehaving drake? Around here, you invite him to dinner!
Rabbits are one of the best ways to supply your family with home-grown meat. They’re easy to care for, economical, and quick to process.
On Friday night I attended a workshop to learn how to bone out rabbits, ducks and chickens.
Meet the new “cock o’ the walk”, Big Oz!
It’s a boiled pig’s head, meat removed and diced, then set in a terrine mould with jelly made from the cooking broth. What’s not to like?!
We’re getting towards the end of the pigs we raised for meat – literally! I’ve never cooked trotters before, so this was an interesting meal.
I was interviewed by Gavin Webber from The Greening Of Gavin as part of a series of podcasts he’s done with sustainable bloggers from around Australia. Let me know what you think!
We welcomed two new residents to the homestead this week – a pair of 4-month-old white muscovy ducks named Sir Francis and Louie.
A complete summary of the costs for our first foray into raising our own pigs for meat, from piglet purchase right through to slaughter and butchering.