Belgium Blue cattle are characterized by extreme muscling, known as "double-muscling," the result of a mutation in a myostatin gene that prevents control of muscular growth. This mutation causes extreme over-development of muscle in the cattle, which provides great benefits to producers and...
Scottish Highland cows may look like yaks, but they are actually an intelligent breed of cattle.
An update on how our new house pig, Samson is doing and some of the things we have learned from him.
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.
Maybe not everybody knows that sheep can swim, it's only when they get stuck in the mud or can't climb the bank again that they will drown.
My experience of having a white tailed bumble bee nest in my shed. Bumble bee life cycle, reasons for bumble bee decline and how we can help bumble bees.
Your image of cows is probably similar to mine – gentle, placid animals looking at you with those large, soft cow eyes and contentedly chewing their cud. But about 20 people a year are killed by cows in the United States.
Are your chickens legs looking a bit strange? Knobbly with the scales sticking out? It sounds like scaly leg mite, (or scaley leg mite depending on your splelling) a common parasite among chickens.
I'm raising Barred Rock hens this year to have fresh eggs once they are grown. I've raised chickens before, mostly bantams as pets and a few broilers for meat. Egg prices have increased by around 40% in the last year, raising your own laying hens...
Chickens make really great pets. Unlike many pet birds, they are not nearly as loud and can be just as friendly. Keeping them as house pets may seem strange but it can work well.