Resources

Organizations
This non-profit organization works to protect nearly 100 breeds of livestock, poultry, and waterfowl from becoming extinct.

Beginner Farmers of New Hampshire is a farmer to farmer network with the goals of connecting farmers and the community, sharing ideas and information, and accessing technical assistance and agricultural education.

This non-profit organization promotes the conservation of historic and endangered breeds of livesock and poultry, and encourages their use to help preserve farmland and for sustainable agriculture.

For enthusiasts, showers and breeders of bantam chickens and ducks. The NEBC holds two shows a year in Massachusetts, as occasional winter poultry seminars and displays at various New England fairs in the Massachusetts area.

Established to promote the education of beekeepers and to inform the general public about honey and honey bees. We provide marketing and promotion assistance to NH beekeepers and are involved in legislation affecting honey bees and beekeepers in the state.
Promotes and Supports New Hampshire’s Sheep and Wool Industry.
The SPPA promotes the breeding, showing and improving of rare and endangered poultry, bantams, waterfowl and turkeys.


The Official Website Of Randall Cattle. A breed registry dedicated to protecting and enhancing the purebred status of Randall Cattle, and to promoting the use of this rare and beautiful breed in their historic environment.
Magazines/Ezines

Back Home Magazine
Bi-monthly magazine delivers useful do-it-yourself information on sustainable, self-reliant living.

Backyard Poultry Magazine
Bimonthly color magazine devoted to small scale and backyard poultry.

Countryside & Small Stock Journal
Promoting self-reliance and simple lifestyle through home food production, gardening, cooking, food preservation and other homesteading techniques.

Heart & Home Newsletter
Frugal living and homesteading ezine packed with tips and information delivered free to your email. Subscribe on the website or send an email to subscribe@homesteadliving.com

Mother Earth News
Excellent magazine about sustainable, self-reliant living. The website has some great articles online and very informative discussion boards.

Natural Family Home Newsletter
Receive simple living articles, do-it-yourself tips,homeschooling & gardening info, herbal remedies, plus our exclusive barter circle and used curriculum listings. Sign up for the free newsletter on the website.

Poultry Enthusiasts Magazine
Poultry Enthusiast is a full-color magazine that focuses on maintaining a small flock of poultry or game birds for pleasure or profit.


Poultry Press

This monthly paper is a must-have for poultry exhibitors. Not only does it have great articles, show information, and breeder resources, but you get a coupon for Purina Feed.

Online Forums/Lists
Join our online Community of people who share their knowledge and experience about raising and keeping chickens.

Excellent place to ask questions and find answers on all kinds of poultry-related issues. Many knowledgeable folks participate here.
Discussion forums site for all aspects of homesteading.


International Survival and Homesteading Forum Community. Everything related to Preparedness from Survival to Homesteading plus Gallery, Groups and Links.
Poultry & Supply
Excellent site for all kinds of chicken information, a gallery of poultry housing, and a very active and helpful forum.

Great source for poultry and gamebird supplies.

Buy and sell your poultry and equipment online at Eggbid! A great online auction like Ebay, except this one is devoted to poultry, dove, peafowl & ratite hatching eggs, chicks, adult birds, and supplies, plus gardening seeds and supplies.

Excellent resource for poultry links, information, pictures, etc. TONS of photos for almost any breed imaginable… if you want to know what that “mystery chick” is, this is the place to look!



Livestock & Supply

Jeffers Livestock
Great resource for livestock and poultry supplies, medicines, vaccines and more. Some of the lowest prices I’ve seen.

Maveric Heritage Ranch Co.
Maveric Heritage Ranch Co. raises endangered breeds of livestock on rotational grazing pastures. All breeds on the conservation list.

Ravenstead – Registered Icelandic Sheep
RAVENSTEAD is a four acre farm located in beautiful Lebanon, Maine, raising registered Icelandic sheep.


Rabbitries & Supply

BunnyRabbit.com
All the rabbit supplies you need are here. Rabbit themed jewelry and gifts, too.


Cage Tags, Inc.
Reusable, writable cage tag system and supplies. We use these in our rabbitry and they work great!

Bass Equipment Company
Great place to get cages, hutches, equipment and more for your rabbitry, chicken coop, or dog kennel.

Knotta Lotta Farm Rabbitry
A farm based rabbitry specializing in the Heritage breed Silver Fox and Mini Rex’s.

 

 

Seeds & Gardening

GardenWeb
Excellent resource for gardening information, discussions, seed and plant exchanges, more.National Arbor Day Foundation
National Arbor Day is an official tree-planting holiday in most states (usually falling on the last Friday in April). Get 10 free trees to plant or give as gifts when you join the Foundation.

Valentine & Sons Seed Company
Since 2007, purveyors of quality heirloom seeds and plants. Specializing in 18th and early 19th century varieties grown in the American Colonies. Located in Mont Vernon, NH.


Homesteading

Cynthia’s Randall Cattle Pages
Cynthia Creech’s adventures in conserving the rare and beautiful Randall cattle breed.
Homestead.org Online Homesteading Resource
This website has lots of great information for homesteaders.
Homesteading
Working on a homestead in the center of two beautiful mountain ranges. Temperatures from -60 to 90F. Follow me as I build a retreat, stock up, greenhouse garden, and many other survival homesteading activities.