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Cute silkworms

early silk worm on mullberr leaf

Silkworms seem to be easy livestock so far, just feed fresh mulberry leaves.

Once they get to be about 2 inches long they'll become protein snacks for the chickens or we'll have to start making home made pajamas.



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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