I knew it had to be on its way. I just had a feeling. But I didn't know when the moment would strike. Then I woke up one day, and I just knew. I ran outside, opened up the nesting boxes and... BAM!!! A beautiful green egg from none other than our beautiful Penelope sat there before me.
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!
Honey is a natural medicine and nutritional food for infants and adults. It provides occupation and livelihood income from farming and entrepreneurship. Apiculture and stingless beekeeping based industries have a promising future for environmentally conscious communities of farmers.
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.
Rabbits need to eat hay every day. Hay keeps their digestive system in good condition. They can eat any types of hay but it needs to be hay that is free from any type of pesticides. Hay needs to account for 80% of a rabbits diet. Rabbits need a daily supply of fresh hay.
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.
Every chicken parent likes to know when they are "expecting" right? Follow these simple instructions and you can see for yourself, just how many baby chicks are growing inside their little eggs.
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.
An easy to use, novice-friendly guide to setting up and energizing an electric net fence for the purpose of containing livestock animals.
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.
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.