From the standard white Leghorn to fancy exotic bantams, chickens offer a wide variety of breed choices for the poultry enthusiast. What type of chicken do you like? Check out my chicken breed guide.
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.
The Cochin chicken breed is a decent layer with sweet personalities and cute looks. They come in both standard and bantam versions.
My top five picks for egg-laying chicken breeds.
Bunny rabbits are a great pet for all ages. Before you get one, do your research. Knowing what they need to eat, and what they require to remain happy is your job as their pet owner.
The Plymouth Barred Rock chicken is an excellent choice for backyard chicken coops.
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...
Raising goats as pets not just livestock
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...
Having bees has obvious rewards and some not so obvious. A clear golden jar of honey is an obvious reward, and the main reason most people get started beekeeping. Caring for a miraculously organized group of insects...