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.
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...
This is my story of the fun I had in the days when I had a pet goat named Trixie, and some of the amusing experiences owning a goat brought into my life.
Looking for ecological lawn mowers or labour-free lawn mowers? Why not try geese? Keeping geese can help you manage your grass, but they are not just good for grass cutting. They lay wonderful eggs, are good watch dogs and provide an excellent Christmas dinner. Interested?
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 Cochin chicken breed is a decent layer with sweet personalities and cute looks. They come in both standard and bantam versions.
Raising chickens for eggs and meat is a rewarding venture. Raising meat birds, although extremely time consuming and very stinky provides a superior roasting bird. Egg layers are less energy intensive and far less stinky and always provide fantastic tasting eggs the extra of which are usually...
So you've decided to buy some straight run chicks and raise the roosters for meat. This is what you'll need to know.
Time, patience and essential oils helped my anxious mule calm down and enjoy life to the fullest!
Pigs are ranked number four in animal intelligence and can learn tricks faster than dogs. True!