Whether it is one pet or a hundred ewes, all sheep have the same basic needs. This article will discuss the basic costs as well as some of the "hidden" expenses that can come up along the way. (Using numbers that are true for Alberta, Canada).
Having chickens in the garden is great. Apart from providing eggs, they are a source of interest and fun. Find out how to construct a coop, how to look after the hens and see how we've got on!
This article will walk you through the steps of raising earthworms. First you will learn how and where to house them. Then you will learn how to feed them. And finally, you will learn how to harvest worms, and nutrient rich castings and casting tea to use on your own garden or homestead or to sell.
Information on the types of hay available that you can feed to your rabbit.
Honey bees are little marvels. Aerodynamics say they shouldn’t be able to fly, yet they do. They fly a lot and they do it amazingly well. These facts about the flight of honey bees will amaze you.
So you've decided to buy some straight run chicks and raise the roosters for meat. This is what you'll need to know.
Enjoy this journey through history as we learn about where meat chickens come from, how they differ from each other, how they have evolved, and how they are raised.
I wish more people would keep chickens! They are so easy to care for and reward your efforts, "paying their rent" with lovely fresh eggs. You'll never go back to shop eggs once you've had them fresh!
An up-close look at disbudding kid goats, trimming your goat's hooves, and managing those annoying scurs.
Roller egg nesting boxes are designed to roll chicken eggs forward into a protected compartment as soon as the chicken lay their eggs.
Six ways to obtain baby chicks for your backyard flock!
Chicken signs make great presents for chicken lovers - or get one for yourself! I love the reproductions of vintage advertisements, as well as the humorous traffic and parking signs. A lot of us ladies raise chickens, or dream of raising them, or...
Crocodile Farm in Puerto Princesa is a local name of the Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center. This farm is not meanly a breeding farm for crocodiles from Palawan but also a kind of zoo for Philippine animals like the Hornbill and the talking Mynah.
From personal experience on my sister's farm, I examine the feed needed for dairy cattle and describe how it is fed every day. The small farmer's life is very hard due to the high cost of feed.
What can you do with roosters in your backyard chicken flock? Here's some solutions!
Whether you're planning on breeding your pet sheep, the sheep on your homestead, or you're interested in trying to earn some extra money getting into the markets for lamb, mutton, or wool, this article will provide you with the information that you'll need to get started breeding sheep.
This is a look at the life-cycle of the Violet Carpenter bee - Xylocopa Violacea known on the Spanish Costa Blanca as the Mijas bee, The article has many stunning macros of this huge and impressive looking black bee. There is also a must see video where you can see what the inside of a nest looks like.