Bee keeping is fascinating, ecologically essential and produces pounds of deliciously healthy honey. Recent worldwide bee colony losses have worried experts who are calling on ordinary people to set up hives in their back gardens.
The Cochin chicken breed is a decent layer with sweet personalities and cute looks. They come in both standard and bantam versions.
Scottish Highland cows may look like yaks, but they are actually an intelligent breed of cattle.
Bunny rabbits are great pets for adults as well as children. Before you get one, do your research and learn how to become a responsible bunny rabbit owner.
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...
So you've decided to buy some straight run chicks and raise the roosters for meat. This is what you'll need to know.
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.
The old and rare sheep breed I'm raising - the Drenthen Heath Sheep - is what we call a multi colored breed. It means that we never know what color the lambs will have. Meet the lambs born in 2011.
Lambing season 2015 is about the birth of the lambs of my very rare and oldest Dutch sheep breed called Drenthe Heath Sheep. Spring is in the air when lambs are being born.
As temperatures rise, what can you do to keep your flock cool?