• Backyard Homesteading

  • An Essential Homestead Guide to Growing Food, Raising Chickens, and Creating a Mini-Farm for Self Sufficiency and Profit
  • By: Dion Rosser
  • Narrated by: Ivan Busenius
  • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (46 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

If you are looking for a way to produce your own food, then pay attention....

In recent years we've seen trends in panic buying, chemicals infiltrating our produce, and our foods being processed with artificial products. 

What's happened to the food we eat? 

Homesteading is having a new surge in popularity as people look for more ways to become self-sustaining.

You can learn all the basics to start a backyard homestead.

That means you need not go buy a plot of land; instead, you can homestead with the very foundation of it in mind, use what you have on hand, and cultivate for the future.

In part one, you'll discover:

  • How to plan for a homestead that accommodates the size of your yard
  • Seven of the best resources for new homesteaders or home farmers
  • How to select your chickens and build a coop
  • How to plan your garden throughout the year for a high yield
  • Top 10 perennial vegetables to grow year-round
  • How to make the most of your seeds and cultivars
  • Mistakes to avoid that can lead to low-yield or no-yield seasons
  • Cool tricks for growing your homestead without buying more property

Part two of this audiobook will take you through:

  • How to feed and take care of chicks and pullets
  • How to feed and take care of layers
  • How to feed and take care of broilers
  • Plus, all the details you need to know when it comes to best practices in feeding

When you have finished this audiobook, you'll understand how to create and plan a homestead, and how to maintain it in the months and years to come.

There's no doubt that you can build the skill set necessary to cultivate the ground and develop your property into something that can sustain you and your family. 

So if you want to learn more about creating your own backyard homestead, possibly with chickens, scroll up and click the “Buy Now” button!

©2020 Dion Rosser (P)2020 Dion Rosser

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This book is awesome!

This book is awesome! I already have a rather large garden and chickens for eggs but I was really wanting to ramp things up and make the most of our two acres. This book gives you so many tangible realistic steps to get the homestead you've always dreamed of! I really like that it shows you exactly how many plants (and animals) you need to feed your family, gives you a basic understanding of canning, and raising bees.

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Excellent comprehensive beginners guide for what to expect and how to begin a homestead. This would’ve been great to have when I started mine. This is definitely a first read which will then lead you down the path of finding numerous companion books to center the focus of your interests on your homestead.

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This book serves as a good introduction

This book serves as a good introduction to backyard homesteading. The author starts in chapter one by outlining steps for preparing a backyard homestead. I like that the planning stage is given proper credence.

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Happy Listening

This book encourages planning by offering several action plans, lists and charts. It encourages keeping track of expenses, assessing how useful each individual goal is for your individual homestead. It encourages research into your goals before jumping in, assessing how much time and expense is involved in each endeavor, and realism.

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Backyard Homesteading

This book is designed for people just starting out with homesteading. It provides a basic overview of preparing your yard; setting doable goals and determining what materials you'll need; planning a garden; raising poultry, dairy, and meat animals; and taking care of bees. It also includes a few recipes that you can make with the fruits of your labor.

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Good information


This Beginners guide to backyard homesteading is a complete guide. It is very thorough and detailed in the topics covered. I love how simple and easy it is to read and yet it provides so much information.

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Well-organized

This is basically a well-organized scrapbook of all the advice you'll get starting your homestead. It's great to have it in one place.

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This is good

The book was easy to read and follow, and organized to make finding certain topics easy to do. There are useful checklists to help with planning and visual examples for setting up. I'm thoroughly pleased with what I found inside this book, and I'd easily suggest it to anyone looking to getting into backyard homesteading, whatever the scale may be.

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This book is a well-organized beginner's guide

This book is a well-organized beginner's guide that is brief but informative. It is a great reference and wonderful for anyone looking to gain knowledge on the topic of self-sustainability.

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Good overview

Overall this book provides a good overview of various homestead endeavors and offers enough info to determine if more research into each particular prospect is something you want to do. It offers good planning advice as to how to calculate how much you must spend to start new projects

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  • Trudi Andrews
  • 04-26-21

Well Done

This book is the ultimate combination of solid, tried-and-true methods and an organized, attractive format that facilitates your homesteading journey with ease.

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  • Gary Adams
  • 04-26-21

Backyard homesteading

There are a lot of backyard homesteading books out there these days. What makes this one different and worthwhile? This book is an excellent resource for total beginners...or for those who have some experience, but want to be more organized.

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  • Norman Yarde
  • 04-26-21

This book would have saved me a lot of trouble\

This book would have saved me a lot of trouble if I had read it before starting my homestead. It's easy to read format and number break downs allow you to find what works for your homestead now, and what things should wait.

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  • Dale Whitfield
  • 04-25-21

Extremely well

It’s laid out and formatted extremely well and gives answers (and plans) to questions you didn’t even know you had.

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  • Sandra Waller
  • 04-13-21

Wonderful guide


This is a wonderful guide to give you things to think about and how to really make sure you are keeping proper track of your expenses, goals and what may be the best way to go about it.

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  • Richard
  • 04-13-21

Great homesteading project planner.

Great homesteading project planner. Dont count on this book for instructions on how to care for your homestead instead its like a guide to project planning your homestead. Great book and easy to follow. Highly recommend!!!

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  • 02-11-21

I would recommend it

Don’t require a deep dive into anything, but this audiobook will get you started and support you think out where you need to put in some more analysis. It has tons of tables and views to help you plan for investments, time, space, and other factors.