Like the relationship between the lama and sheep more of herd member much calmer.
Self supporting homestead/farm finding the profit niche market for area is key much of the product goes downstate markets. Townie my goals and cost sheet is figured different ( we both have full time jobs) can I produce better quality priced product for my families use? No way I can raise a legal crop / animals to compete with Amish or other farmers in the area. We've got every niche covered here grass raised beef / pork, egg & produce sellers, dairy (cow and goat) sheep farmers, orchards, vineyards, and cut your own flowers. It's hard to believe that 30 miles down road Amsterdam Ny is consider a food desert.