What is safe and unsafe to feed to your feathered friends
Bantam chickens have been domesticated for centuries. While all bantams are chickens, not all chickens are banties.
My family raised pheasants for the first time in 2008. We raised chickens before but this was a little different. Come follow along with our experiences. Pheasants can be difficult birds to raise, unlike chicken or...
Through cattle-raising, agricultural by-products and wastes can be utilized by converting these into animal feeds. Likewise, marginal and idle lands can be made productive as forage production areas.
The best backyard chicken breeds are friendly and provide a sufficient quantity of eggs. Breeds such as the Silver Gray Dorking and Buff Orpington are excellent choices for a backyard flock.
So you've decided to buy some straight run chicks and raise the roosters for meat. This is what you'll need to know.
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.
Almost every family in the country breeds a dog, cat, bird, or any other domesticated animal which the family members feed, bathe, and treat as a lovable pet. Other pet owners give their time and interest in taking care...
My top five picks of sheep breeds for the small (or hobby) farm, plus bonus material!
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...