Live Show – BackYard Livestock Integration

Live Show – BackYard Livestock Integration

Let’s talk livestock integration!  This week on the We Grow Ours show, the guys go live for their first broadcast on 1100 KFNX Phoenix.  They are reviewing an earlier show on BackYard Livestock Integration with rabbits, quail, and aquaponics.

livestock integration

BackYard Livestock Integration


Nick does some impressive rabbit math to show us how much meat a small herd can produce.  And don’t forget that livestock integration includes their output too (aka poop) and how that can be used in your garden and weapons (yep).

Backyard Meat Rabbits

Black Soldier Flies

The guys cover some ideas on using black soldier flies as part of your livestock integration system.


Another layer of the livestock integration is an aquaponics system.

Aquaponic Gardening: A Step-By-Step Guide to Raising Vegetables and Fish Together


A great small poultry for meat and eggs – quail is an awesome addition to a small livestock integration system.

Raising Quail for Fun or Profit on the Back Porch or on the Farm

Other integration

Goats, duck, chickens, turkey and other ideas for livestock integration – depending on your available space.

 The Comprehensive Photographic Guide to Humane Slaughtering and Butchering

Take a listen to the backyard livestock integration show and be sure to come back for more episodes of the podcast. 

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